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Sovereignty 2040

by Frank Schnittger Sat Sep 2nd, 2023 at 08:36:48 AM EST

My first book (and venture into fictional writing) is about to be self-published with Amazon/Kindle. It may not be available to order for a couple of days but will become available in Kindle, paperback and hardback formats. Your support and reference to any of your contacts or friends who may be interested would be much appreciated.

The book is a future history written from the perspective of 2040, 15 years after Irish re-unification. It is written in the form of a memoir by a young English journalist who ends up falling in love with an Irishwoman, Ireland, its people, and its politics. It gives a personal account of how a Border Poll was called, why it was carried, and what happened afterwards. It traces the development of a unified Irish state over a 15 year transition period and looks at how it all turned out, from a variety of points of view in Ireland and Britain.

The Good Friday Agreement is silent on what happens after a Border Poll is carried out and returns a majority for re-unification. My book is an attempt to flesh out, in a hopefully informative, entertaining, and amusing way, what could and should happen!

Table of contents below...

Table of Contents
1.    My private meeting with Rishi Sunak    4
2.    The Bombshell    12
3.    Belfast    25
4.    Election Night!    36
5.    A Draft New British Irish Treaty    49
6.    A tale of two General Elections    64
7.    My renewed rugby career!    76
8.    The Border Poll Campaign    83
9.    The people decide.    95
10.    Kidnapped    109
11.    The Irish Referendum Campaign    120
12.    The First All-Ireland Elections    129
13.    Disappointment    139
14.    My political career move    147
15.    A brave new world    156
16.    Our Wedding    163
17.    The Ukraine War    170
18.    Ambassador  Filatov    180
19.    Economic and social transformation    189
20.    The normalisation of politics    202
21.    Scandal    211
22.    Transforming the Environment    225
23.    Back to the EU    236
24.    And so, to conclude...    246

WOW ... grand job and congratulations ... amazing and well done ... you by chance would not be in London between 09-22 and 10-05 to meet you personally and get an autographed copy?

'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Fri Sep 8th, 2023 at 08:37:22 AM EST
Unfortunately not. Will be in Ireland and then travelling to Spain. Could send you a gift copy with personal note if you wish! Email me delivery details.

Index of Frank's Diaries
by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Sep 8th, 2023 at 12:37:00 PM EST
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