Flashman and the Angel of the Lord: From the Flashman Papers, | George MacDonald Fraser | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle. A jolly read.”—The Wall Street Journal The tenth installment in The Flashman Papers finds Captain Harry Flashman of Her Majesty’s Secret. “A jolly read.”—The Wall Street Journal The tenth installment in The Flashman Papers finds Captain Harry Flashman of Her Majesty’s Secret Service in the.

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Flashman and the Angel of the Lord

This time though, Flashman has the upper hand. He is a racist, an imperialist, a bigot, sexist, bully, liar, thief, killer, once a rapist, a slaver, and Victorian and his vocabulary reflects this.

It wouldn’t do to give too much away, just to say that Flashy is blackmailed into participating in the Harper’s Ferry schemes of one John Brown, Sr.

Mainly because Brown dawdled so before attacking Harpers Ferry angeel as entertaining a correspondent as Flash is, well there is a lot of sitting about.

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This book may be read out of order because what happened in the missed books is recapped, briefly, here. It’s evident Fraser has the same fondness or fascination for John Brown as his creation.

I love this series, I make no bones about that. It will unite the South on the tge to the Dissolution of the Union, and preserve their God-ordained way of life.

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The writing is identical between the books. Another ripping yarn, this time about the Abolitionist raid that effectively triggered the American Civil War. A question about Fraser, more than this novel. Peppered with annoying references to lengthy historical endnotes, the author does not fictonalise American history nearly as well as Gore Vidal. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Why, he loved Joe like a brother. This story really brings home how regularly this lecherous sexist is undone and outsma Another ripping yarn, this time about the Abolitionist raid that effectively triggered the American Civil War.

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Flashman Papers 1 – 10 of 12 books. However, it’s one of the few times in the papers when Flashman sounds like Fraser rather than himself. About George MacDonald Fraser. As always, the history is top-notch, the characters cleverly drawn, and the adventures harum-scarum.

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But when her husband turns out to be a high court judge, a change of continents is called for, as Flashman sets off to America again. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Of course, he finds ways to end up in bedrooms in the middle of the raid.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Learn how your comment data is processed. They also want Flashman to help Brown, but in order to start a civil war.

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It’s just the rest of the book seems to have less effort put into it. He explains to Flashman just how powerful flqshman Kuklos are, as well as explaining his own relationship with Joe: As always, there is much more than just a funny romp when reading Flashman.

However, Flash is a bit more mellow in this one than in others, and seems to actually feel a bit fondness for “old J. In addition to fkashman novels he also wrote numerous screenplays, most notably The Three Musketeers and the James Bond film Octopussy.

To view it, click here. May 09, Walt O’Hara rated it liked it. Something that explains it all, puts it together, and tells the tale?

Flashie stumbles from one fine mess to the next, anv increasingly entangled in the rival plots of the Secret Service, the Abolitionists and the precursor of the Klan and winding up a triple agent for all of them. And it turns out that this is the second of the three great coincidences that power this story, as adverted to by Flashy when pondering how ill this adventures fits in with the rest of his career. Leeis confused and tedious on the page.