Fraser, George MacDonald 1925-2008
Most widely held works about George MacDonald Fraser
Most widely held works by George MacDonald Fraser
Flashman; from the Flashman papers 1839-1842 by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
37 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,227 libraries worldwide
Flashman, briefly mentioned in "Tom Brown's School Days", muddles his way through military service in India and emerges a hero.
Flashman and the tiger and other extracts from the Flashman papers by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,147 libraries worldwide
Flashy, the bully from Tom Brown's school days, is involved in three historical events: "the attempted assassination of Emperor Josef in the 1880s, the Prince of Wales's involvement in the Tranby Croft gambling scandal, and the military disaster at Rorke's Drift in South Africa.
Flashman and the dragon by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
28 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,132 libraries worldwide
"When all other trusts fail, turn to Flashman." -Abraham Lincoln. Unfortunately, in China in 1860, a lot of people did: the English vicar's daughter with her cargo of opium; Lord Elgin in search of an intelligence chief; the Emperor's ravishing concubine; and Szu-Zhan, the female bandit colossus. They were not to know that behind his Victoria Cross, Flash Harry was a base coward and charlatan. They took him at face value. And he took them, for all he could.
Flashman and the mountain of light : from the Flashman papers, 1845-46 by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 1,073 libraries worldwide
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.
Flashman and the redskins by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
32 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,062 libraries worldwide
The seventh volume of memoirs of Sir Harry Flashman, V.C. ranging from the epic treks of the Forty-Niners to the disaster of Little Bighorn.
The reavers by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,041 libraries worldwide
Rescued from highway robbery by the dashing Bonny Gilderoy, feisty Lady Godiva Dacre and her pretty companion, Mistress Kylie Delishe, are reunited with the charming but disreputable rescuer as they deal with a coup threatening the Scottish throne.
Flashman at the charge by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
43 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
Begins with Flashman trying to avoid a transfer to the Crimea but failing miserably. He is made guardian of one of Queen Victoria's cousins and is sent to the midst of the Crimean War. Flashman witnesses and participates in the most notable offensive and defensive actions of that war, and eventually finds himself trekking across Asia in an effort to save the British Raj. Story covers the years 1854 to 1855.
Flashman in the great game by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
49 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
Snatched by Lord Palmerston from the pleasures of Balmoral Castle and ordered to India, Harry Flashman rollicks and randies from revolt to massacre to siege to ordeals of the chamber, surrounded by the great Indian Mutiny of 1857.
Mr. American by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
22 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,004 libraries worldwide
Semi-retired scoundrel General Harry Flashman is puzzled by the dark past and present schemings of Mark Franklin, an American frontiersman who is taking London by storm.
Flashman on the march : from the Flashman papers, 1867-8 by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 957 libraries worldwide
The twelfth book in the Flashman Papers series finds the reluctant hero and cad Sir Harry Flashman embarking on a secret mission to free a group of Britons from captivity by a tyrannical Abyssinian king.
Black Ajax by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 946 libraries worldwide
A black man from Virginia becomes a famous bare-knuckle boxer in 19th century England. He is Tom Molineaux, a freed slave and his story, including the way fame ruined him, is recounted by various people, among them his trainer.
The pyrates by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
24 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 934 libraries worldwide
The Pyrates is all swashbucklers that ever were, rolled into one great technicolored pantomime.
Flashman's lady by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
36 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 869 libraries worldwide
When his beautiful and brainless wife Elizabeth is abducted from Singapore by a half-breed ex-Etonian millionaire, Harry Flashman sets out on an odyssey of reluctant pursuit.
Royal Flash, from the Flashman papers, 1842-3 and 1847-8 by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
11 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and held by 868 libraries worldwide
Flashman becomes embroiled in advanced diplomacy.
Flash for freedom by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
25 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 855 libraries worldwide
A cad and a scoundrel, Flashman takes a turn at running slaves. Funny and outrageous satire.
Flashman & the angel of the Lord : from the Flashman papers, 1858-59 by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 788 libraries worldwide
The exploits of Sir Harry Flashman of the British army as he spies for the U.S. government. In 1859 he is made to join John Brown's army to stop the abolitionist leader from raiding the federal arsenal in Harper's Ferry, the government fearing a civil war. Plenty of commentary on U.S. social mores of the day.
The Hollywood history of the world : from one million years B.C. to Apocalypse now by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 725 libraries worldwide
A timeline of history as illustrated by films.
The steel bonnets by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
Octopussy ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
Roger Moore portrays the immortal action hero as he investigates the murder of a fellow agent who was clutching a priceless Faberge egg at the time of his death.
Flashman and the angel of the Lord by George MacDonald Fraser ( Book )
26 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 357 libraries worldwide
The tenth installment in The Flashman Papers finds Captain Harry Flashman of Her Majesty's Secret Service in the antebellum South, where the irrepressible, globe-trotting Victorian becomes the target of blackmailing beauties.
Adventure stories Afghanistan Afghan Wars Americans Biography Blacks Border reivers Borneo Boxers (Sports) British Burma China Congress of Berlin Crimean War (1853-1856) Diplomats Drama Edward--VII,--King of Great Britain,--1841-1910 England England--London Feature films Fiction Flashman, Harry Paget (Fictitious character) Franz Joseph--I,--Emperor of Austria,--1830-1916 Fraser, George MacDonald,--1925-2008 Germany Germany--Berlin Great Britain Great Britain.--Army Great Britain--Scottish Borders Historical fiction Historical films History India India--Punjab Madagascar Manners and customs Military campaigns Molyneux, Tom,--1784-1818 Motion pictures and history Personal narratives--British Pirates Scotland Scotland--Scottish Borders Soldiers South Africa Taiping Rebellion (China : 1850-1864) United States West Virginia--Harpers Ferry World War (1939-1945) Zulu (African people)
Macdonald Fraser, Geirge, 1925-2008
MacDonald Fraser, George
MacDonald Fraser, George 1926-2008
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