The Mouse That Roared

The Mouse That Roared

by Leonard Wibberley, Sam Sloan
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The Mouse that Roared tells of how the The Dutchy of Grand Fenwick, a fully independent but small state, declares war against the United States of America expecting to lose quickly and be taken over. It sends a small force to invade and then by chance it captures a huge nuclear bomb which if it blows up will destroy all life on the planet. So, America surrenders and The Dutchy of Grand Fenwick takes over.

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ISBN-13: 9784871879439
Publisher: Ishi Press
Publication date: 07/12/2019
Pages: 290
Sales rank: 645,673
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.61(d)

About the Author

Leonard Wibberley was born in Dublin Ireland, in 1915. He was the sixth child of a schoolteacher and a agricultural scientist. At nine his family moved to London. Seven years later, when his father died, he went to work as a stockroom apprentice for a publisher and later became a reporter. After various jobs, he came to the United States in 1943 and engaged in newspaper work for ten years. While working for the Los Angeles Times, he published his first work, The King's Beard. Three years later he published his most successful book, The Mouse That Roared, which was serialized in The Saturday Evening Post, and later made into a classic film starring Peter Sellers.

Wibberley lived in Hermosa Beach from 1949 until his death in 1983. He wrote over 100 books and 100's of newspaper articles. He was also an adventurer, who enjoyed traveling, scuba diving, ocean sailing, and road racing. He also enjoyed playing the violin, painting and shouting at his six kids.

Leonard also wrote mysteries, juvenile fiction, historical novels, and non-fiction under the pen names Leonard Holton, Patrick O'Connor, and Christopher Webb.

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