Flashman

Flashman

From the Flashman Papers, 1839-42

Book - 1999
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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.
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 1999, ©1969
ISBN: 9780006511250
0006511252
Branch Call Number: FICTION Fra
Description: 299 pages, map ; 20 cm

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Harry Flashman: the unrepentant bully of Tom Brown's schooldays, now with a Victoria Cross, has three main talents - horsemanship, facility with foreign languages and fornication. A reluctant military hero, Flashman plays a key part in most of the defining military campaigns of the 19th century, ... Read More »


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charlie2911
Jul 04, 2012

I found this very entertaining - history with a personal touch from a self -confessed coward and bully ! - Flashman is certainly a character and I enjoyed it very much !

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