2018-04-06 04:58:05 UTC
Sometimes authors write books that presume to predict the future of
Jeffrey Archer's 1982 novel THE PRODIGAL DAUGHTER,besides having
1993 funerals for Willy Brandt(died 1992) and Edward Heath(died 2005)
and a 1995 funeral for Valery Giscard d'Estaing(still living in 2018),
posits a coronation of King Charles III "after the 1994 abdication of
Queen Elizabeth II,while Archer's 1984 FIRST AMONG EQUALS has
Charles III new to the throne in 1991 (somehow aged 43 in April
even though his 43rd birthday was in November of that year).
Of course,it is 2018,and Charles,about seven months from seventy,
is still Prince of Wales.
Anyone else recall bad predictions about royalty in fiction set
in now-past futures?
The World Trade Center towers MUST rise again,
at least as tall as before...or terror has triumphed.