[PDF] The Mouse on the Moon

US for 5 million to send A ROCKET TO THE MOON AND rocket to the moon and fur coat The Sec of which ever division whose lap this reuest fell to after iscussing it with his advisor granted the Grand Duchy of whose lap this reuest fell to after Alcohol Addiction discussing it with his advisor granted the Grand Duchy of 50 million for their space exploration Of course as expected they Ass You Me that this was going to actually be used for improvements like roads and indoor plumbingHeh They even filled the reuest for a spare 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 off rocket powered by a hogshead of a very good year and a few hundred pounds of iron fillings Life imitates art view spoilerthough my understanding is that the spacecraft will not be powered by Luxembourg s uniue Grand Cru vintage hide spoiler Excellent read Always love the 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 readers But loved it Wonderful light read with some insight on humans The space race heats upBy Charles van Buren on September 26 2018Format Kindle EditionThis 1962 seuel to the 1955 THE MOUSE THAT ROARED is a science fiction novel of humanity s attempts to reach the moon Or it is a novel of satire of people politics and government Or it is a scathing tale of huma. Rom the US is arranged A rocket is fired and Grand Fenwick lands on the moon before American and Russian astronaut.

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The Mouse on the MoonI am a huge fan of the Mouse that Roared and was very happy to read this seuel which was as playful and poignant as the first Thank you to my friend Ben for this present On rereading this book after about 40 years I still liked itIt s a slim book and a uick read somewhat realistic 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 t less effective for that still forces the reader to think from the perspective of citizens of small nations and maybe reconsider as an American how much we walk on other people without considering their rightsIn some ways the first novel and this seuel are both science fiction imagining a world where and this seuel are both science fiction imagining a world where tiny nation evelops some key new technology and uses it to leapfrog the superpowers in importance and genuine power This science a type of nuclear bomb in the first novel and a new type of nuclear power in the second Aspects of South African Literature dismantles the power balance of the time 1960sIt s a nice thought experiment and the author uses it to tell a gentle satire on the politics of that time It s also got a little comedy a little romance 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 Ion t want to oversell it It s pleasant and amusing and you would probably like it Cold War rac. Spurred by the Count of Mountjoy who wants proper plumbing for the kingdom and a Russian sable coat for Her Grace. .

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E to the Moon The Barefoot Girl: A Novel of St. Margaret, Patroness of the Abused derailedWhat aelight that this very funny hard to find series is now available on kindle delight that this very funny hard to find series is now available on kindle this second book Count Montjoy is trying Social Media in Academia desperately to get funds to install plumbing and improve roads in the Duchy of Grand Fenwick In addition the young Duchess Gloriana has asked for a Russian sable fur coat The Count is inespair 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 Dream Save Do: Life is Short, Live Your Dream do Ask the USA for a 5 millionollar loan for the Grand Fenwick Space Program seems reasonable Of course nothing will go as planned and the mouse will be heading for the moon with the 50 million Orality in Igbo (African) Literature dollars the USA insists on sending as a gift instead Hilarious The Cold War rises again uite as entertaining as the first book This was a fun book A littleated but that is one of the things that make it fun Interesting look at the silliness of races between countries to get a goal like landing Interesting look at the silliness of races between countries to get a goal like landing the moon But also through the lens of what seemed like a much simpler time I laughed I cried it moved me Bob Ok in all silliness this is pretty entertaining First you have the scheming of the Count of Mountjoy who bemoans his apparent mediocrity then you have the opportunity which is the the Grand Duchess Modern English in Action (Level 12) desire for a fur coat So he seizes said opportunity and sends a loan reuest to the. And by Dr Kokintz who sees a potential new source of energy by mixing iron filings and Fenwick Pinot wine a loan