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Rule Britannia and Brexit

Daphne du Maurierís final novel Rule Britannia, published in 1972, has gained more attention since the referendum that dictated Britain leaves Europe, and the whole drama about Brexit that has ensued, than it ever did when it was first published or indeed during the intervening years.

 
In the novel, Daphne builds a plot based on a Britain that has left the EU and joined forces with the United States, forming the USUK alliance and the disturbing consequences that follow. 

Copies of Rule Britannia have been selling like hot-cakes since June 2016 and show no sign of slowing down.  It is so fascinating when an author predicts the future in a novel!


Read this interesting review to find out more, but be warned there are spoilers:

https://www.conservativewoman.co.uk/tcws-summer-reads-an-early-warning-from-daphne/

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