Royal Flash

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9780002223454: Royal Flash

Just what part was played between the scenes of the Schleswig-Holstein Question by that celebrated soldier and poltroon, Sir Harry Flashman V.C.? In this second volume of the "Flashman Papers" we learn how Flashman matched his wits against brilliant statesmen.

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‘Fraser is a natural story teller… Flashy is a wonderful character’
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‘MacDonald Fraser falls into what these days is an exclusive group: a storyteller who can write’
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THE FLASHMAN PAPERS 1842-1843
VOLUME TWO

In this second volume of The Flashman Papers, Flashman, the arch-cad and toady, matches his wits, his talents for deceit and malice, and above all his speed in evasion against the most brilliant European statesman and against the most beautiful and unscrupulous adventuress of the era. From London gaming-halls and English hunting -fields to European dungeons and throne-rooms, he is involved in a desperate succession of escapes, disguises, amours, and (when he cannot avoid them) hand-to-hand combats while the destiny of a continent rests on his broad and failing shoulders. Courtesans and prize-chambermaids crowd the pages of his memoirs, while old Flashy scuttles nimbly from cover to cover.

‘Fraser is a natural story-teller…Flashy is a wonderful character’
DAILY EXPRESS

‘MacDonald Fraser falls into what these days is an exclusive group: the storyteller who can write’
D J TAYLOR,' Sunday Times '

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