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Flashman

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This book follows the adventures of Flashman, the reluctant secret agent in Afghanistan. His deplorable odyssey is observed with the cynical eye of a scoundrel who was honest only in reporting what he saw.

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For George MacDonald Fraser the bully Flashman was easily the most interesting character in Tom Brown’s Schooldays, and imaginative speculation as to what might have happened to him after his expulsion from Rugby School for drunkenness ended in 12 volumes of memoirs in which Sir Harry Paget Flashman – self-confessed scoundrel, liar, cheat, thief, coward -‘and, oh yes, a toady’ – romps his way through decades of nineteenth-century history in a swashbuckling and often hilarious series of military and amorous adventures. In Flashman the youthful hero, armed with a commission in the 11th Dragoons, is shipped to India, woos and wins the beautiful Elspeth, and reluctantly takes part in the first Anglo-Afghan War, honing a remarkable talent for self-preservation.Flash for Freedom! finds him crewing on an African slave ship, hiding in a New Orleans whorehouse and fortuitously running into rising young American politician Abraham Lincoln...

Additional information

Weight 0.812 kg
Dimensions 21 × 4.2 × 13.5 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

890

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

823.914 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K