Flashman and the Dragon (The Flashman Papers #10)

Author(s): George MacDonald Fraser

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Celebrated Victorian bounder, cad, and lecher, Sir Harry Flashman, V.C., returns to play his (reluctant) part in the Taiping Rebellion in the eighth volume of the critically acclaimed Flashman Papers. Unfortunately in China in 1860 a lot of people were depending on Flashman: the English vicar's daughter with her cargo of opium; Lord Elgin; the Emperor's ravishing concubine; and Szu-Zhan, the female bandit colossus, as practised in the arts of love as in the art of war. They were not to know that behind his Victoria Cross, Flashman was a base coward and charlatan. They took him at face value, and he took them for all he could, while China seethed through the bloodiest civil war in history, and the British and French armies hacked their way to the heart of the Forbidden City.

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The author of the famous Flashman Papers and the Private McAuslan stories, George MacDonald Fraser has worked on newspapers in Britain and Canada. In addition to his novels he has also written numerous screenplays, most notably The Three Musketeers, The Four Musketeers, and the James Bond film, Octopussy.

General Fields

  • : 9780007217212
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • : 0.207
  • : February 2006
  • : 197mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : George MacDonald Fraser
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : en
  • : 823.914
  • : 320
  • : Historical fiction