Colm Gillis

Biography

Dr. Colm Gillis (b. 1977) was born in Cork, Ireland. After achieving a degree in physics, he went on to do a doctoral thesis at the University of East Anglia (UK).
Four books have been released by Colm. Three are Mysteries of State in the Renaissance (2014), The Exceptionally Decisive Carl Schmitt (2015) and The Terrible Beauty of Dictatorship (2016). The focus of these books is political theory. A fourth book, Embroidery of the Eternal (2016) is a book of poems.
Political Animals and The Godfather has been released in 2016. This is a free booklet and you can also access another free booklet, Democracy: Theory and Practice, via Political Animals.

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Books

Embroidery of the Eternal
You set the price! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Embroidery of the Eternal is Irish-born Colm Gillis' first published book of poetry. Written over the course of a year, the collection contains 49 poems. Themes such as the interplay of the permanent and temporal, Divine love, self-improvement, hope, unique experience, regret, and memory, to name but a few, are explored. Many poems have a romantic air or are meditative.
The Terrible Beauty of Dictatorship
You set the price! Words: 56,240. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Law » Public
In 2016, Donald Trump was elected US President. Many across the globe are concerned he plans to institute a dictatorship, which is supposedly contrary to liberal–democratic values. Yet, despite current public opinion, republics like the US regularly resort to dictatorship, while a need for dictatorship has been recognized by prominent republican thinkers.
Political Animals and The Godfather
You set the price! Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This is a book that explains politics in terms of the classic Godfather movie series. Many metaphors are explored in a book where the underworld and government meet.

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