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( Read E-pub ) ⚸ The Leader Ä Great Britain,Edward VIII will not abdicate He and his new bride, Wallis Simpson, are preparing for their coronationWinston Churchill is a prisoner on the Isle of ManThe Prime Minister, Oswald Mosley consults the new Chancellor of Germany, and his close ally, Adolf Hitler on a permanent solution to the Jewish problemThe secret police have Britain in an iron gripBut one man, James Armstrong , a hero of the Great War, is organising the resistance against the government While the leader is determined to see him hang, Armstrong, constantly on the run, is every bit as clever and resolute as his enemy Set in an alternative history in which Sir Oswald Mosley and his fascist Blackshirts made it to power, allying with Nazi Germany, this book is an easy, almost enjoyable read.Despite the premise being intriguing and engaging I am very interested in the period of history surrounding WWII, as well as historical fiction and the author s research evidently being very thorough and detailed, I didn t enjoy the style The Leader was written in I found the prose quite clunky and the language overly Set in an alternative history in which Sir Oswald Mosley and his fascist Blackshirts made it to power, allying with Nazi Germany, this book is an easy, almost enjoyable read.Despite the premise being intriguing and engaging I am very interested in the period of history surrounding WWII, as well as historical fiction and the author s research evidently being very thorough and detailed, I didn t enjoy the style The Leader was written in I found the prose quite clunky and the language overly simplistic and a bit bland The plot twists were pretty transparent with heavily emphasised clues as to what would happen later on, and the characters were all a little two dimensional and type cast However, as a nice page turner this book was good, although I did feel the author tried a little too hard to incorporate period features into his story and at time this was quite jarring.Nothing intellectually stimulating or stylistically innovative, but reasonably fun Good holiday reading What if Edward VIII had not abdicated and, still marrying Wallis Simpson, had become king Guy Walters imagines from then on such a political crisis that Oswald Mosley would have ended up Prime Minister, here opposed by a rebel Conservative MP who will have to associate with lefties to fight such regime If the plot and characters are alright, I really like The Leader mostly for its credible alternate Britain Describing a brutal regime which is as terrifying as it is believable, Guy Walter s What if Edward VIII had not abdicated and, still marrying Wallis Simpson, had become king Guy Walters imagines from then on such a political crisis that Oswald Mosley would have ended up Prime Minister, here opposed by a rebel Conservative MP who will have to associate with lefties to fight such regime If the plot and characters are alright, I really like The Leader mostly for its credible alternate Britain Describing a brutal regime which is as terrifying as it is believable, Guy Walter s fascist kingdom is also darker andviolent than any other book I have read playing with the same ideas A nice take on history, here s a pleasant though chilling read, both entertaining and persuasive Due to a highly contingent set of circumstances, Sir Oswald Mosley becomes The Leader at the time of the abdication, and moves to enforce fascism upon Britain The takeover of a democratic society is fictionalised through hindsight with the popular version set out through vignettes of murder and lawlessness in a gangster society Walters does convey the permeating suffocation of a growing fascist order quite well.However, Hitler, always mindful of his legitimacy as the Fuhrer, advanced slowly ex Due to a highly contingent set of circumstances, Sir Oswald Mosley becomes The Leader at the time of the abdication, and moves to enforce fascism upon Britain The takeover of a democratic society is fictionalised through hindsight with the popular version set out through vignettes of murder and lawlessness in a gangster society Walters does convey the permeating suffocation of a growing fascist order quite well.However, Hitler, always mindful of his legitimacy as the Fuhrer, advanced slowly extending the tendrils of National Socialism What took five years against a backdrop of incipient civil war is undertaken in Britain within a few months against a backdrop of elite crisis That is why the book fails a test of plausibility the point of divergence and the changes thereafter do not convince