The Napoleon of Notting Hill
The setting is a future London where democracy is dead. A little government minister is made king. The boroughs are suddenly declared separate kingdoms with their own city guard, banner, and gathering cry, and the capital is plunged into a strange type of medieval warfare. Then Notting Hill declares its independence.
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When I was deeply into the process of becoming a “lapsed Catholic,” two of the priests at the University of Notre Dame (where I was a student) recommended two works by Gilbert Keith Chesterton ... Read full review
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A rather odd, but amusing novel set in a future London (1984, ironically, 80 years after the novel's publication), where democracy has given way to a cynical system whereby a random individual is ... Read full review