The seventh volume of the "Flashman Papers" records the arch-cad's adventures in America during Gold Rush of 1849 and the Battle of Bighorn in 1876, and his acquaintance with famous Indian chiefs, American soldiers, frontiersmen and statesmen.
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George MacDonald Fraser was a bestselling historical novelist, journalist and screenwriter. He is perhaps most famous for his series of Flashman novels, featuring his antihero Harry Flashman. In addition to his novels, he wrote numerous screenplays, most notably The Three Musketeers and the James Bond film Octopussy. George MacDonald Fraser died in 2008 at the age of 82.Review:
Praise for the Flashman series
“Hilariously funny.”—The New York Times Book Review
“Great dirty fun!”—Grand Rapids Press
“The most entertaining anti-hero in a long time... Moves from one ribald and deliciously corrupt episode to the next... Wonderful and scandalous.”—Publishers Weekly
“Raises dastardliness to the level of an art... One of the most amusing and sardonic novels I have ever read!”—Omaha World
“As irreverent and picaresque as Tom Jones and always more dramatic... Flashman is a one-man demolition squad!”—Chicago Today
“Marvelously entertaining... A delight!”—Providence Journal
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Book Description Fontana UK, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6178014
Book Description Fontana UK, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006178014