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Flashman and the Dragon (The Flashman Papers) Vol.VIII By George MacDonald Fraser

Flashman and the Dragon (The Flashman Papers) Vol.VIII
by George MacDonald Fraser

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 Vol.VIII Summary


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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GOR001197814
Flashman and the Dragon (The Flashman Papers) Vol.VIII
George MacDonald Fraser
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1999-11-01
320
0006513034
9780006513032
N/A
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