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'Flashman is a wonderful creation, by a master storyteller. We'll forever delight in his evil antics' JEFFREY ARCHER 'Politically incorrect, lascivious and fiendishly handsome, Flashman is the greatest ' BORIS JOHNSON 'Flashman is one of the great characters of modern fiction; a rogue, a lover, and always an irresistible read' BERNARD CORNWELL 'Flashman, Sherlock Holmes, Toad of Toad Hall, Bertie Wooster. Any writer would give his eye-teeth to have created a character as good as those. GMF was one of the greats' CONN IGGULDEN 'The perfect fictional creation' TONY PARSONS 'A first-rate historical novelist' KINGSLEY AMIS --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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 also wrote 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. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Editorial Reviews
An irreverent, appalling, amusing take on the British in the early Victorian era. Reminds me a bit of the Diaries of Alan Clarke, but in the 1830s.Published 18 days ago by Richard Falkenrath
Highly recommend this series- funny well written adventures of a cowardly British lancer of the 19th Cen. Who manages to escape battles as a hero!Published 21 days ago by Gordon Silleck
This novel was less than stellar. A few times I thought about putting it down, but it was so short that I figured I'd just finish it instead. Read morePublished 1 month ago by P. Elliot
Brilliantly told and wickedly fun. The historical aspects are incredibly detailed and from what I understand almost completely accurate. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Finsch
I liked it and hated it at the same time. Flashman is a cheat, a coward, a cad,and a character so reprehensible that you almost wish he would get his comeuppance. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Rick M. Szczepaniak
Flashman has to be taken in context of the period in which Flashman lived. It is colorful, very politically incorrect, but factual to the extent that many reviewers (not let in on... Read morePublished 2 months ago by B. Benson
Good story for sure fast read and flash man is an arrogant bastard you have a love hate relationship withPublished 2 months ago by jeannie
I read this every five or six years. I read all the Flashmans every five or six years.
You should too.