Saturday, November 22, 2014

The Miranda Revolution

The Miranda Revolution is a book of light and shade. Although there is humour, there is also a serious side to it. Shelly encouraged the poor to seek a better world with the phrase, “Ye are many, they are few.” The poor know only too well that the rich have the guns and tanks on their side and they know that the parties of the working class have failed in their historic mission. The book is a work of fiction but it suggests one way those problems could be overcome. It is a message of hope.


The Miranda Revolution is suitable for young adults. It contains sex and violence but none of it is graphic. Most of the sexual references illustrate the plight of the street-girls in the Dictatorship.


In this book, three characters from Salt Wars, Wolf-Dietrich, Tilly and Xavier become involved with the battle to overthrow the Dictatorship. It is an adventure story in which the three of them fight evil in their own very different ways.
The Dictatorship described is generic and could apply to a number of countries. The gangsters control the streets and the Dictatorship controls the gangsters.


The Dictator's consort, Miranda, is drawn into the revolution by realising one of the street-girls is her daughter. A religious movement which has been a safety valve of value to the Dictator is transformed by Miranda's visions through the 'mirror of eternity'.
Half of the money I receive from this book will go to OXFAM.


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