Analysis and Review of The Diplomat

The Diplomat is Francis Stevens George’s third work of fiction. His first work gave readers shades and perspectives on being black and black African in Oslo, Norway. His second work describes a Norwegian Plant scientist’s journey into the Central African Republic.

This time Francis Stevens George takes us back to Oslo, Norway. We are two years into the future, and the national security and future economy of Norway is at stake. The very first Ambassador from the African Union Federation is the central character in a story that sees Norway wanting to stake its economic future through big investment in Africa. Continue reading “Analysis and Review of The Diplomat”

Extract from The Diplomat: Chapter 9

Besides, it was Friday.

As on most Fridays, The Ambassador walked to the embassy, breathing the fresh clean air, while enjoying the quiet cleaned streets in the Frogner district.

His motto was “start early on Friday in Norway.”

By lunchtime, most of the offices are empty!

He picked up his mobile and dialled. The mobile on the other end rang twice.

“Oddvar,” he said. “Ambassador,” Oddvar answered.

“I was wondering whether you are available for lunch today. I know its short notice,” the Ambassador said.

“Yes, I was just thinking the same. You know it’s a lot going on and we need to meet,” Oddvar replied.

“Noon at Bristol,” the Ambassador asked.

“Sounds perfect, Ambassador. See you.”

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Fortsatt grublet han over møtet med Oddvar

Fortsatt grublet han over møtet med Oddvar, og ambassadøren bestemte seg for å skrive en rapport, som en del av en Diplomatic Cable til hovedkontoret i Addis. Han tok opp interntelefonen sin og tilkalte Ms. Tsega. Et minutt senere, banket det på døren hans, som stod åpen.
“Ambassador” sa hun. “Ms. Tsega, take a diplomatic cable,” sa han. Continue reading “Fortsatt grublet han over møtet med Oddvar”

Diplomaten

DiplomatenVi er to år frem i tid, og rikets sikkerhet og økonomiske fremtid står på spill. Den aller første ambassadøren for The African Union Federation kan bli en sentral skikkelse i den økonomiske fremtiden for Norge, hvor planen er å investere stort i Afrika. Det afrikanske kontinents nøkkelrolle kommer mer og mer klart til uttrykk, og boken gir et overblikk over den økonomiske utviklingen i Afrika. Continue reading “Diplomaten”