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Flashman and the Dragon By George MacDonald Fraser

Flashman and the Dragon
by George MacDonald Fraser

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China, 1860, and Flashman wins the trust of the English vicar's daughter with her cargo of opium, Lord Elgin in search of an intelligence chief, the Emperor's concubine, and the female bandit colossus Szu-Zhan. They take him at face value and he takes them for all he can.
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Flashman and the Dragon Summary


Flashman and the Dragon by George MacDonald Fraser

George MacDonald Fraser's famous Flashman series appearing for the first time in B-format with an exciting new series style, ready to please his legions of old fans and attract armies of new ones. The Flashman Papers 1860 Volume Eight '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, seeking a champion in her struggles for power; and Szu-Zhan, the female bandit colossus, as practised in the arts of love as in the arts of war. They were not to know that behind his Victoria Cross, Flash Harry was a base coward and a 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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Flashman and the Dragon Reviews


'If ever there was a time when I felt that watcher-of-the-skies-when-a-new-planet stuff, it was when I read the first Flashman' PG Wodehouse 'Mr Fraser is a skilful and meticulous writer, twice as good as Buchan and twenty times better than Fleming' Auberon Waugh, Evening Standard

About George MacDonald Fraser


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 films, most notably 'The Three Musketeers', 'The Four Musketeers', and the James Bond film, 'Octopussy'.

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Flashman and the Dragon by George MacDonald Fraser
George MacDonald Fraser
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1999-11-01
320
0006513034
9780006513032
N/A
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