[LMB] Miles and Churchill OT:

Alex Kwan litalex at gmail.com
Sat May 1 22:36:46 BST 2021


Hello,

> On May 1, 2021, at 5:22 AM, catherine muir <c_muir68 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> It doesn’t need for Churchill to have died.   Check out the trilogy by Jo Walton called “Small Change” – the books are Farthing, Sixpence and Half a Crown.   He gets politically sidelined in the first book.
>> 
>> I find this trilogy to be far more frightening than most, because far more believable.   The little sounding notes throughout of:
>> “you can have him, just leave me alone” – shows how easy it is for democracy to die, and systematic persecution to become the means of government.

I found it pretty disturbing, too, though the ending seems a bit too pat. 

little Alex



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