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He can write ahd mysteries. Jul 11, Anthony rated it it was amazing. Dealing with Harry in his later tiiger – he hasn’t changed much. The first story concerns a plot to bring World Ward One forward by thirty years, second one involves a gambling scandal, and the third, involving the title, tells us about Flashy’s experiences in the Zulu wars. I mean, isn’t that much true of many historical heroes? But this one is, despite the fact that it’s a slightly non-standard Flashman book, definitely not to be mis Some aspects of this one were just hilarious e.

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Refresh and try again. This probably explains why he never got around to a book on the topic. Will restart the series again in a few years time Some aspects of this one were just hilarious e.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I started the series without much expectation thinking of it to be a period romance. Flashman and the Red Skins. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The highlights for me were the moments when even this old flsahman shamelessly honest confessions show signs of self-deceit, not least one parting which genuinely fflashman a tear to my eye.

Dec 18, Pages. Sometimes I begin to think that Flashman must really have been there!

Flashman and the Tiger

There is a dull story about the Prince of Wales cheating at cards although it’s always good to hear Elspeth having a voice Law if diminishing returns continues in this, the penultimate title in the series.

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Get to Know Us. Th Fans of the intrepid poltroon, Sir Harry Flashman, will need no introduction to the scandal and intrigue laced comedies of the late George MacDonald Fraser.

Unlike most of the rest of the series, which are novels, this book includes a novella and two short stories. Another story deals with the ‘royal baccarat scandal’ around the famously dissolute Crown Prince, ‘Dirty Berty’. Trow, I rather enjoyed the quite flasyman deductions of the unnamed great one as the presumed Holmes and Watson find Harry looking rather disheveled and indisposed.


Flashman and the Tiger by George MacDonald Fraser

All three of the stories reveal surprise plot twists that are a real pleasure to reconstruct. Would you like to see more reviews about this tjger And finally, and most briefly, the title story.

It is an immense achievement. But there is certainly nothing to be held against this book. Please try again later. The fact that he blunders into success and heroic stature in spite of being one-hundred-and-eighty degrees opposite to said stature is part of the comedic nature of the novels.

But as regards Flashy, the interest here is twofold: Whether embroiled in a plot to assassinate Emperor Franz-Josef, saving the Prince of Wales from scandal, or being chased by a horde of Zulus, Harry Flashman never disappoints.

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