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The adventures of Brigadier Gerard

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle; Rupert Degas
Publisher: [Franklin, Tenn.] : Naxos AudioBooks, ℗2011.
Series: Complete classics.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Preposterously vain and yet endearing, Brigadier Gerard makes for a tremendously fun companion as he relives the adventures of his military career fighting in the Napoleonic campaigns. Crediting himself with unparalleled military prowess and irresistible powers of seduction, Gerard goes as far as to suggest that his absence from the Battle of Waterloo was the reason for Napoleon's defeat!
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Fiction
Military history
War stories
Adventure fiction
Additional Physical Format: Source record:
Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930.
Adventures of Brigadier Gerard.
Germany : Naxos AudioBooks ; Franklin, TN : Naxos of America, ℗2011
(OCoLC)662402648
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Conan Doyle; Rupert Degas
ISBN: 9781843794486 1843794489
OCLC Number: 793284272
Notes: Unabridged.
Insert in container (15 p.) includes historical notes by David Timson.
Performer(s): Read by Rupert Degas.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file).
Contents: The adventures of Brigadier Gerard, part 1. How the Brigadier captured Saragossa ; How the Brigadier slew the fox ; How the Brigadier saved the army ; How the Brigadier triumphed in England ; How the Brigadier rode to Minsk ; How the Brigadier bore himself at Waterloo --
Part 2. The story of the nine Prussian horsemen ; The last adventure of the Brigadier ; The marriage of the Brigadier.
Series Title: Complete classics.
Other Titles: Adventures of Gerard
Responsibility: Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Preposterously vain and yet endearing, Brigadier Gerard makes for a tremendously fun companion as he relives the adventures of his military career fighting in the Napoleonic campaigns. Crediting himself with unparalleled military prowess and irresistible powers of seduction, Gerard goes as far as to suggest that his absence from the Battle of Waterloo was the reason for Napoleon's defeat!

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