作者:by John Stewart


出版社:Shepheard Walwyn (Publishers) Ltd

ISBN:9780856833052 ; 9780856832536

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More an allegory than a novel, Visitors describes the impact of beings from a distant planet on the political, economic and spiritual life of Britain and the world.

A year into office and the Prime Minister's only bonus was frustration. The swelling demands of welfare and security were like juggernauts, demolishing his reforms and forcing him to spend his time on damage limitation. To make matters worse the economy was going into reverse.

The PM knew the signs and they made him shudder. Then the Visitors arrived. At first they were treated as illegal immigrants and arrested - the Prime Minister thought the story was a hoax - but when he met these visitors from another world, who were very similar in appearance to humans, he was deeply impressed. They had a presence about them and clearly their civilisation had high technical skills to be able to navigate through space and land on earth. But where was their spaceship, he asked. Orbiting the earth invisibly, was the reply. Meeting the Visitors and asking them questions about how their society was organised, the Prime Minister began to realise here might be some answers to the questions which were currently troubling him and other governments.

  • Title Page(第1頁)
  • Copyright Page(第2頁)
  • Dedication(第3頁)
  • Acknowledgements(第4頁)
  • Table of Contents(第5頁)
  • Prologue(第6頁)
  • Chapter One(第7頁)
  • Chapter Two(第8頁)
  • Chapter Three(第9頁)
  • Chapter Four(第10頁)
  • Chapter Five(第11頁)
  • Chapter Six(第12頁)
  • Chapter Seven(第13頁)
  • Chapter Eight(第14頁)
  • Chapter Nine(第15頁)
  • Chapter Ten(第16頁)
  • Chapter Eleven(第17頁)
  • Chapter Twelve(第18頁)
  • Chapter Thirteen(第19頁)
  • Chapter Fourteen(第20頁)
  • Chapter Fifteen(第21頁)
  • Chapter Sixteen(第22頁)
  • Chapter Seventeen(第23頁)
  • Chapter Eighteen(第24頁)
  • Chapter Nineteen(第25頁)
  • Chapter Twenty(第26頁)
  • Chapter Twenty-One(第27頁)
  • Chapter Twenty-Two(第28頁)
  • Chapter Twenty-Three(第29頁)
  • Chapter Twenty-Four(第30頁)
  • Chapter Twenty-Five(第31頁)
  • Chapter Twenty-Six(第32頁)
  • Chapter Twenty -Seven(第33頁)
  • Chapter Twenty-Eight(第34頁)
  • Chapter Twenty-Nine(第35頁)
  • Chapter Thirty(第36頁)
  • Chapter Thirty-One(第37頁)
  • Chapter Thirty-Two(第38頁)
  • Chapter Thirty-Three(第39頁)
  • Chapter Thirty-Four(第40頁)
  • Chapter Thirty-Five(第41頁)
  • Chapter Thirty-Six(第42頁)
  • Chapter Thirty-Seven(第43頁)
  • Chapter Thirty-Eight(第44頁)
  • Chapter Thirty-Nine(第45頁)
  • Chapter Forty(第46頁)
  • Chapter Forty-One(第47頁)
  • Chapter Forty-Two(第48頁)
  • Chapter Forty-Three(第49頁)