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Jan 05, 2010
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Jan 05, 2010 | ISBN 9780307734884
This ninth volume of The Flashman Papers, faithfully edited and transcribed by Fraser, finds that Sir Harry Flashman is back in India, where his saga began. This time, our hero is sent by Her Majesty’s Secret Service to spy on the corrupt court of Lahore, on India’s Northwest Frontier. Flashy’s most challenging exploit yet is as politically shrewd and thoroughly lewd as ever.
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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