The Abolition of Britain: From Winston Churchill to Princess Diana

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Continuum, 2008 - Great Britain - 332 pages
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Identifies various things that the author feels have gone wrong with Britain since the Second World War and makes the case for the 'many millions who feel that they have become foreigners in their own land and wish with each succeeding day that they could turn the clock back'

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User Review  - lightparade - LibraryThing

Hitchens - madman or seer? Always vulnerable to an attack of DailyMailism, there are nevertheless plenty of valid points made in this attack on our muddled society. The first chapter, which looks back to London at the time of Churchill's funeral in 1965, is particularly effective. Read full review

The Abolition of Britain by Peter Hitchens

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An unnerving look into what happens when a country trades timetested values and notions for the latest thing. Aside from the continuing patriotism in America and its Christian leanings you have to wonder if it could ever happen here too. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
11
TWO Born Yesterday
44
THREE Class War
64
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Peter Hitchens is a British journalist, author, and broadcaster. He currently writes for the Mail on Sunday, where he is a columnist and occasional foreign correspondent, reporting most recently from Iran, North Korea, Burma, The Congo, and China. A former revolutionary, he attributes his return to faith largely to his experience of socialism in practice, which he witnessed during his many years reporting in Eastern Europe and his nearly three years as a resident correspondent in Moscow during the collapse of the Soviet Union. He lived and worked in the United States from 1993 to 1995. Hitchens lives in Oxford with his wife, Eve. They have three children.

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