A Planet for the President A Novel by Alistair Beaton

Cover of: A Planet for the President | Alistair Beaton

Published by Orion Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Political,
  • Humor / Political,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10316558M
ISBN 100297847775
ISBN 109780297847779
OCLC/WorldCa150348569

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A Planet for the President, by Alistair Beaton, showed up in the remainder bin at BookPeople in Austin, and thus, inevitably, followed me home.

It's a dark comedy by a British writer about a US President of the conservative stripe (the name of his party is never mentioned but is obvious) and his cabinet finally coming to terms with the unsustainability of the American lifestyle on a crowded world.

Orion £ () Church Times Bookshop £9 "BUT Mr President, I was asked to think the unthinkable!" So starts this sharply comic political satire; and the "unthinkable" turns out to be the killing of everyone on the planet, except Americans.

'A Planet for The President' is a fast paced, funny and frightening expose of the globalisation phenomenon/5(10).

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