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Nov 20, 2012
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Nov 20, 2012 | ISBN 9780385393102
It is 1860, and while China seethes through the bloodiest civil war in history and the British and French armies hack their way to the heart of the Forbidden City, Flash Harry hoodwinks them all.
George MacDonald Fraser was born in England and educated in Scotland. He served in a Highland regiment in India, Africa, and the Middle East. In addition to his books, he has written screenplays, including The Three Musketeers, The Four Musketeers, and the… More about George MacDonald Fraser
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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