Flashman (The Flashman Papers)

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9780007584444: Flashman (The Flashman Papers)

A special facsimile edition of the original Flashman. Perfect for fans of The Flashman Papers. Coward, scoundrel, imposter, and cad though Flashman may be, there is no better man to go into the jungle with. George MacDonald Fraser's beloved series of Flashman adventures resurrects the blackguard bully of Tom Brown's Schooldays as he survives fearful ordeals and outlandish perils across the four corners the world, his redeeming qualities being humour and shameless honesty. A vivid voice of times long gone, Flashman's memoirs remain as fresh and enthralling as when penned - a treat for readers of all ages. In this first instalment of The Flashman Papers, his adventures as the reluctant secret agent in Afghanistan and his entry into the exclusive company of Lord Cardigan's Hussars culminate in Flashman's foulest hour - his part in the historic disaster of the Retreat from Kabul.

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Coward, scoundrel, lover and cheat, but there is no better man to go into the jungle with. Join Flashman in his adventures as he survives fearful ordeals and outlandish perils across the four corners of the world. Can a man be all bad? When Harry Flashman's adventures as the reluctant secret agent in Afghanistan lead him to join the exclusive company of Lord Cardigan's Hussars and play a part in the disastrous Retreat from Kabul, it culminates in the rascal's finest - and most dishonest - turn.

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George MacDonald Fraser OBE was a bestselling historical novelist, journalist and screenwriter. Having worked on newspapers in Britain and Canada he is perhaps most famous for his series of Flashman novels and his anti-hero Harry Flashman. In addition to his novels he has also written numerous screenplays, most notably The Three Musketeers and the James Bond film, Octopussy. George MacDonald Fraser died in January 2008 at the age of 82.

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