The Mouse on the Moon E–book/E–pub

The Mouse on the Moon

Leonard Wibberley ↠ 4 characters

Cold War ace to the Moon derailedWhat a delight
this very funny hard to series is now available on kindle In this second book Count Montjoy is trying desperately to get funds to install plumbing and improve Otto Freundlich: Cosmic Communism 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 unusual 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 seemseasonable 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 Hilarious The Cold War The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, rises againereading this book after about 40 years I still liked itIt s a slim book and a uick Profiles in Leadership: Historians on the Elusive Quality of Greatness read somewhatealistic and somewhat farcical uite satirical and uite funny Taken together it s a winnerThis isn t biting satire but whimsical though it isn t less effective for that It still forces the eader to think from the perspective of citizens of small nations and maybe econsider as an American how much we walk on other people without considering their #RightsIn Some Ways The # some ways the novel and this seuel are both science fiction imagining a world where a tiny natio. Spurred by the Count of Mountjoy who wants proper plumbing for the kingdom and a Russian sable coat for Her Grace. ,
N develops some key new technology and uses it TO LEAPFROG THE SUPERPOWERS IN IMPORTANCE AND GENUINE POWER leapfrog the superpowers in importance and genuine power 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 uses it to tell of the time 1960sIt s a nice thought experiment and the author uses it to tell gentle satire on the politics of that time It s also got a little comedy a little omance 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 am a huge fan of the Mouse that Roared and was very happy to ead this seuel which was as playful and poignant as the first Thank you to my friend Ben for this present The space ace heats upBy Charles van Buren on September 26 2018Format Kindle EditionThis 1962 seuel to the 1955 THE MOUSE THAT ROARED is
science fiction novel of humanity attempts to each the moon Or it is a Wonderful light Der Bilderwächter read with some insight on humans Excellentead Always love dthe film the book is even better It helps that I m in my fifties I suspect that some of the political satire could be lost on much younger eaders But loved it Life imitates art view spoilerthough my understanding is that the spacecraft will not be power. And by Dr Kokintz who sees a potential new source of energy by mixing iron filings and Fenwick Pinot wine a loan
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Ed by Luxembourg s uniue Grand Cru vintage hide I laughed cried it moved me Bob in all silliness this is pretty entertaining First you have the laughed I cried it me Bob Ok in all silliness this is pretty entertaining First you have the of the Count of Mountjoy who bemoans his apparent mediocrity then you have the opportunity which is the the Grand Duchess desire for a fur coat So he seizes said opportunity and sends a loan euest to the US for 5 million to send a Schätze Aus Dem Musée Picasso, Paris rocket to the moon and a fur coat The Sec of which ever division whose lap thiseuest 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 used for improvements like Letters to Rollins roads and indoor plumbingHeh They even filled theeuest for a spare Britain, Europe And The Third World rocket one of the Saturns figuring it would be used for a giant water heaterImagine everyone s surprise when the Grand Duchy of Finwick beat both the US and the USSR to the moon in a cast offocket powered by a hogshead of a very good year and a few hundred pounds of iron fillings 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 Scotland Yard 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 uite as entertaining as the first boo. Rom the US is arranged Aocket is fired and Grand Fenwick lands on the moon before American and Russian astronaut. ,

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