When his beautiful and brainless wife Elspeth is abducted from Singapore by a half-breed ex-Etonian millionaire, Harry Flashman sets out on an odyssey of reluctant pursuit
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The author of the famous Flashman Papers and the Private McAuslan stories, George MacDonald Fraser has worked on newspapers in Britain and Canada. In addition to his novels he has also written numerous screenplays, most notably The Three Musketeers, The Four Musketeers, and the James Bond film, Octopussy.Review:
'If ever there was a time when I felt that watcher-of-the-skies-when-a-new-planet stuff, it was when I read the first Flashman.' PG Wodehouse 'Next to the coming of the new Messiah, the most welcome appearance one can imagine is the new Flashman book from George MacDonald Fraser.' Time Out 'As well as providing a fine assortment of treats, George MacDonald Fraser is a marvellous reporter and a first-rate historical novelist.' Kingsley Amis, Sunday Telegraph 'Flashman is one of the best comic fictional characters of our times.' Listener
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Book Description Random House Inc (T), 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110394501357