The Aachen Memorandum

The Aachen Memorandum

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May 2nd 2045.Lestoq,an overweight,asthmatic,Fellow of All Souls College,Oxford,working for the Times,wakes up with a hangover and the sexiest secret policewoman in Europol.In the course of the next week he discovers that Aachen Referendum which ratified the Aachen Treaty of Complete Union and thus createdthe European superstate thirty years before,was rigged by a conspiracy within the European Commission.The Union is now xenophobic,corrupt and tyrannical.The royal family left Britain in 2016,and King William V of New Zealand is returning to London to make a speech commemorating the 100th anniversary of VE day.Lestoq has to get evidence of the referendum rigging-the Aachen Memorandum-to the king for him to tell the world in a huge rally at Hyde Park.No easy task,as a dark family secret,a murdered father and meetings with the English Resistance Movement are only a few of the obstacles which stand in his way...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 110 x 168 x 32mm | 199.58g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0752803492
  • 9780752803494

About Andrew Roberts

Andrew Roberts took a first in Modern History at Cambridge. He has been a professional historian since the publication of his life of Lord Halifax , The Holy Fox, in 1991, followed by Eminent Churchillians in 1994 . He contributes regularly to the Sunday Telegraph. Lives in Knightsbridge, London, and has two children. His Salisbury won the Wolfson History Prize in 2000. His books include Napoleon and Wellington in 2001, Hitler and Churchill (based on BBC-2 series) in 2003. What Might Have Been (editor) in 2004. His History of the English Speaking Peoples Since 1900 was published in 2006 and won the Walter Bagehot Prize .show more

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