The book’s cover depicts hundreds of figures of various colours wandering over a dark ‘new’ land.
With the subtitle: ‘Immigration, Identity, Islam’, Douglas Murray’s latest book was always going to be controversial. The first few chapters depict the changing demographics of Europe: Muhammad is the most popular boys name in the United Kingdom for example, and in London, white Britons are now the minority.
The catalyst for the book seems to have been Angela Merkel’s decision to resettle 1.5 million migrants into Germany in August 2015. Murray wholly denounces the Western European response to the crisis. He blames an obsession with guilt, and a paranoia of the re-emergence of fascism and Nazism with an endless urge to atone for Europe’s ‘past sins’. But such levels of immigration are not sustainable, Murray argues, and will change the face of the continent forever.
Perhaps the most interesting chapter is number thirteen, titled…
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