The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam by Douglas Murray

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Read The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam Online Free - The Strange Death of Europe is a highly personal account of a continent and culture caught in the act of suicide. Declining birth rates, mass immigration, and cultivated self-distrust and self-hatred have come together to make Europeans unable to argue for themselves and incapable of resisting their own comprehensive alteration as a society and an eventual end.

This is not just an analysis of demographic and political realities, it is also an eyewitness account of a continent in self-destruct mode. It includes accounts based on travels across the entire continent, from the places where migrants land to the places they end up, from the people who pretend they want them to the places which cannot accept them.

Murray takes a step back at each stage and looks at the bigger and deeper issues which lie behind a continent's possible demise, from an atmosphere of mass terror attacks to the steady erosion of our freedoms. The book addresses the disappointing failure of multiculturalism, Angela Merkel's U-turn on migration, the lack of repatriation, and the Western fixation on guilt. Murray travels to Berlin, Paris, Scandinavia, Lampedusa, and Greece to uncover the malaise at the very heart of the European culture, and to hear the stories of those who have arrived in Europe from far away.

This sharp and incisive book ends up with two visions for a new Europe--one hopeful, one pessimistic--which paint a picture of Europe in crisis and offer a choice as to what, if anything, we can do next. But perhaps Spengler was right: "civilizations like humans are born, briefly flourish, decay, and die."

Title : The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam
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ISBN : 1472942248
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 352 pages


Tristan rated it ★★★★★

July 12, 2017

Presented with an alarmist title like The Strange Death of Europe, any sceptical reader is bound to raise an eyebrow or two. After all, doomsayers – whatever their motive - have been with us since time immemorial, the veracity of their warnings of the future to be looked upon with if not outright...

Rodrigo rated it ★★★★★

May 22, 2017

"Sometimes even to live is an act of courage." Seneca I am always surprised when people from the left tell me of all the evil Europe has caused in the world and the guilt they feel for having been and empire is almost palpable, yet when you point out that Europe and Britain are not unique to these...

Twerking rated it ★★★★★

September 06, 2017

This book is appalling and will piss you off bigtime because it's filled with UNQUESTIONABLE FACTS. You might be offended by the following lines. But, quite honestly, I don't give a shit. in 1989 British-Indian author Salman Rushdie released a novel, The Satanic Verses and, go figure, all hell bro...

Dom rated it ★☆☆☆☆

June 20, 2017

Immigration, Identity, Islam; reads the sub-title, one would have hoped to see a serious discussion of these three topics and the relationship that has emerged between them. Sadly not. A common habit of many involved in this type of conversation, particularly the political right, is to present the...

Nicholas rated it ★★☆☆☆

May 07, 2017

Tired rehash of old arguments I found this a very poor read. In the introduction the author boasts of the research and travel he had done in writing the book but in fact this appears to have been little more than two trips to islands on the edge of Europe where he did little more than reinforce hi...

Charlie rated it ★★★★★

June 15, 2017

This is an excellent explanation and analysis of the current problems facing Europe. It is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what's going on in Europe, and it is timely for how pressing these issues are. The book is highly critical of the political classes for ignoring the wish...

Andrea rated it ★★★★★

July 05, 2017

I found this book to be absolutely brilliant and urge everyone - of every political persuasion - to read it. Despite already having several excellent works behind him now, Douglas Murray has surpassed himself in this brilliant, damning, and ultimately tragic work of non-fiction and current affair...

Cj rated it ★☆☆☆☆

July 19, 2017

The crucial axioms to invigorate identity politics and mount lie upon lie to suffocate any resistance to confirmation bias are magnificently on display here in this awful rubbish: 1. There is an homogeneous British Culture. But Rugby, Football, Cricket, Curry, Binge drinkers, Hen Parties, Theatre...

Ryan rated it ★★★★★

June 05, 2017

An extremely well written and thoroughly researched examination of the European migrant crisis, the ill-planned and entirely improvised response of our leaders, and the strange path Europe is taking as Western culture struggles with the reasons — or lack thereof — for its own existence. I think t...

Matty-Swytla rated it ★★★★★

June 12, 2017

The book of the year, undoubtedly. Can't agree more with the author, especially with his warning about the future if politicians don't start listening to the frequently more loud public resentment and grievances regarding immigration and (non)integration. A must read.

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