Flashman at the Charge

Flashman at the Charge

by George MacDonald Fraser
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Flashman at the Charge by George MacDonald Fraser

“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

The fourth volume of memoirs in which Harry Flashman confronts destiny with Lord Cardigan and the Light Brigade. Part of the Flashman series, comprising Flashman, Royal Flash, and Flash for Freedom, among others, which explores the successful though scandalous later career of the bully in Tom Brown's School Days.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780452264137
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/28/1986
Series: Flashman Series
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 261,005
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

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.

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Flashman at the Charge 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
In this installment, our anti-hero Harry Flashman recounts his unwilling participation in the famous charge of the Light Brigade, as well as in many other battles, skirmishes, and scuffles, from the Crimean Pennisula, Russia, and the central Asian steps. Fraud, coward, liar, scoundrel, adulterer, and first class cad -- was there ever a more enjoyable character to hear recount his many adventures and misadventures?! Packed with action. The accuracy of time and place should satisfy the most demanding afficianado of historical fiction, while the humor -- both high and low -- should appeal to anyone with a wicked and sardonic streak.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fun, fascinating, and compelling, but too brief.
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