Flash for Freedom! [NOOK Book]

Overview

A game of cards leads Flashman from the jungle death-house of Dahomey to the slave state of Mississippi as he dabbles in the slave trade in Volume III of the "Flashman Papers". When Flashman was inveigled into a game of pontoon with Disraeli and Lord George Bentinck, he was making an unconscious choice about his own future - would it lie in the House of Commons or the West African slave trade? Was there, for that matter, very much difference? Once again Flashman's charm, cowardice, treachery, lechery and ...
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Flash for Freedom!

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Overview

A game of cards leads Flashman from the jungle death-house of Dahomey to the slave state of Mississippi as he dabbles in the slave trade in Volume III of the "Flashman Papers". When Flashman was inveigled into a game of pontoon with Disraeli and Lord George Bentinck, he was making an unconscious choice about his own future - would it lie in the House of Commons or the West African slave trade? Was there, for that matter, very much difference? Once again Flashman's charm, cowardice, treachery, lechery and fleetness of foot see the lovable rogue triumph by the skin of his chattering teeth.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101633786
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 3/26/2013
  • Series: Flashman
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 199,634
  • File size: 573 KB

Meet the Author

The author of the famous ‘Flashman Papers’ and the ‘Private McAuslan’ stories, George MacDonald Fraser has worked on newspapers in Britain and Canada. In addition to his novels he has also written numeous films, most notably ‘The Three Musketeers’, ‘The Four Musketeers’, and the James Bond film, ‘Octopussy’. George Macdonald Fraser died in January 2008 at the age of 82.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2001

    Spectacular Adventure and Historical Accuracy

    Flashman again flies in the face of adversity, if he is not dodging his black ship Captain John Charity Spring, he is dodging Amazons or the US Navy. Historical accuracy and fine footnotes again bring added value to the Flashman collection. A book to be read by all people for many reasons, totally enjoyable, the way history should be taught.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2014

    Thrilling historical fiction

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