characters » eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Leonard WibberleyN you have the opportunity which is the the Grand Duchess desire for a fur coat So he seizes said opportunity and sends a loan reuest to the US for 5 million to send a rocket to the moon and a fur coat The Sec of which ever division whose lap this reuest fell to after discussing it with his advisor granted the Grand Duchy of Finwick 50 million for their space exploration Of course as expected they Ass You Me d that this was going to actually be sed
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*it helps that *helps that m in my fifties I suspect that some of the political satire could be lost on much younger readers But loved it On rereading this book after about 40 years I still liked itIt s a slim book and a ick read somewhat realistic and somewhat farcical ite satirical and ite funny Taken together
it s a winnerThis isn t biting satire but whimsical thoughs a winnerThis isn t biting satire but whimsical though isn t less effective for that It still forces the reader to think from the perspective of citizens of small nations and maybe reconsider as an American how much we walk on other people without considering their rightsIn some ways the first novel and this seuel are both science fiction imagining a world where a tiny nation develops some key new technology and ses it to leapfrog the superpowers in importance and genuine power This science a type of nuclear bomb in the first novel and a new type of nuclear power in the second dismantles the power balance of the time 1960sIt s a nice thought experiment and the author ses it to tell a gentle satire on the politics of that time It and the author ses it to tell a gentle satire on the politics of that time It also got a little comedy a little romance and international politics making it easy to see why it was made into a movieSo good fun I almost would give it all the stars except I don t want to oversell it It s pleasant and amusing and you would probably like it I laughed I cried it moved me Bob Ok in all silliness this is pretty entertaining First you have the scheming of the Count of Mountjoy who bemoans his apparent mediocrity the. Spurred by the Count of Mountjoy who wants proper plumbing for the kingdom and a Russian sable coat for Her Grace. ,
Movie About Grand FenwickI Downloadedabout Grand FenwickI downloaded book Kindle Unlimited I am a huge fan of the Mouse that Roared and was very happy to read this seuel which was as playful and poignant as the first Thank you to my friend Ben for this present This was a fun book A little dated but that is one of the things that make it fun Interesting look at the silliness of races between countries to get a goal like landing on the moon But also through the Lens Of What Seemed Like A Much Simpler Time Wonderful of what seemed like a much simpler time Wonderful read with some insight on humans Cold War race to the Moon derailedWhat a delight that this very funny hard to find series is now available on kindle In this second book Count Montjoy is trying desperately to get funds to install plumbing and improve roads in the Duchy of Grand Fenwick In addition the young Duchess Gloriana has asked for a Russian sable fur coat The Count is in despair as there are virtually no funds to cover these nusual expenditures and the opposition party is against all change and any new taxes What to do Ask the USA for a 5 million dollar loan for the Grand Fenwick Space Program seems reasonable Of course nothing will go as planned and the mouse will be heading for the moon with the 50 million dollars the USA insists on sending as a gift instead Hilarious The Cold War rises again Life imitates art view spoilerthough my A Little Kinder understanding is that the spacecraft will not be powered by Luxembourg sniue Grand Cru vintage hide spoile. Rom the US is arranged A rocket is fired and Grand Fenwick lands on the moon before American and Russian astronaut. .