Harry Flashman: the unrepentant bully of Tom Brown's schooldays, now with a Victoria Cross, has three main talents - horsemanship, facility with foreign languages and fornication. A reluctant military hero, Flashman plays a key part in most of the defining military campaigns of the 19th century, despite trying his utmost to escape them all.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mstrust - LibraryThing
We meet Flashman as a seventeen year-old who is being expelled from his prestigious school for drunkenness. He goes home to his widowed father, who has a new woman living with him that young Flashman ... Read full review
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The first volume of the memoirs of complete cad and coward Harry Flashman. His first adventure takes him into the total rout of the British retreat from Kabul. Read full review