Apparently they were all French-Canadians. Shouting in French, they held signs such as, "anglais, stay home," and "Vive le Québec libre," and "Quebec out if anglais in." Nowhere was there a banner to be seen in support of letting the British in. Not one.Yes, they're all French-Canadian, because no one else would object to the sudden influx of two million refugees. Where's our Communist Party?
Q: What are we to make of those odd bilingual signs and the fact that "Anglais" should be spelt with a capital?
And another: Where were the Israelis in all this? After all, it was their purchase of Rapiers that brought about this crisis, yet there's not a word from Israel in the entire novel.