Flashman: From the Flashman Papers, 1839-1842
George MacDonald Fraser
Penguin, 1969 - Fiction - 256 pages
If ever there was a time when I felt that 'watcher-of-the-skies-when-a-
Fraser revives Flashman, a caddish bully from Tom Brown's Schooldays by Thomas Hughes, and relates Flashman’s adventures after he is expelled in drunken disgrace from Rugby school in the late 1830s. Flashy enlists in the Eleventh Light Dragoons and is promptly sent to India and Afghanistan, where despite his consistently cowardly behavior he always manages to come out on top. Flashman is an incorrigible anti-hero for the ages. This humorous adventure book will appeal to fans of historical fiction, military fiction, and British history as well as to fans of Clive Cussler, James Bond, and The Three Musketeers.
Flashman is the first book of the famous "Flashman Papers” series.
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Review: Flashman (Flashman Papers #1)User Review - Goodreads
Ok so I ended up liking this book more than I thought I would. I rather like ole Flashy and I suppose I'll read the next in the series. I wouldn't review it as "hilariously funny" as stated on the cover, but to each his own. Read full review
Review: Flashman: From the Flashman Papers, 1839-1842User Review - Yrfan123 - Walmart
I highly recommend reading any of the Harry Flashman series. The Flashman book is about the British in Afghanistan in the 1800's and Harry is a lovable (but not reliable) cad with a focus on self ... Read full review