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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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This has its upsides, the aftermath of the Ferry debacle is expertly done and earlier in the book his description of the women of New York a social essay rather than his usual carnal prose makes you want to explore this forgotten aspect of history.

Jan 04, Steve Shilstone rated it really liked it. According to Fraser, no one knows for sure. Flash for Freedom Before he can be caught by the authorities, Flash is enlisted by his old contacts in the Underground Railroad to assist John Brown in his planned raid on Harper’s Ferry.

Fraser concludes the book with a mystery: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Jan 18, Kurtz rated it it was amazing. Feb 03, Doug rated it really liked it. Flashman and the Angel of the Lordon the other hand, is mostly one tale.

The series begins with Flashman, and is notable for the flashmqn of the historical settings and praise from critics. Only one Flashman book left I went out of sequence He Spring uses flasnman agreeable daughter to lure Flashy in and crush him in retaliation for the New Orleans adventure.


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Flashman manages to avoid the authorities, but Crixus one of the chiefs of the Underground Railroad from Flash for Freedom! The Kuklos clam to be smarter than the Underground Railroad, and they might well be: He is angep racist, an imperialist, a bigot, sexist, bully, liar, thief, killer, once a rapist, a slaver, and Victorian and his vocabulary reflects this. He ends up in Baltimore, enmeshed in various plots and schemes hatched up by abolitionists, pro-Southern secessionists, and reluctantly, the U.

The Best Books of In this installment Harry Flashman winds up entangled in abolotionist John Brown’s disastrous but seminal Harpers Ferry raid, an event which almost singlehandedly plunged the United States into the Civil War. It shows as Flashman gets into places when it is convenient and gets back when it is not. Some nice rolls in the hay, but at this point, there isn’t much novelty left. Meanwhile, a band of hooded white supremacists abduct Flashman and order him to abet John Brown’s attack, hhe they believe will unite the South and divide the North.

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Flashman and the Angel of the Lord

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. A hasty retreat from the boudoir would normally suffice when caught with a wanton young wife. Feb 27, Tim O’Neill rated it really liked it. Peppered with annoying references to lengthy historical endnotes, the author does not fictonalise American hist The fictional Harry Flashman leaves Calcutta for home, but when he stops in Cape Town on his way to England, an alluring female attracts him What makes the narrative interesting and highly enjoyable is Flashmqn portrayal of all the secret societies and characters looming around this incident, and his surprisingly sympathetic portrait of John Brown, whom Flashy seems to have some affection for.


At last he said: Of course, the man deserves it for swaying the opinions of the country with his raid. Of course, thanks foashman GMF’s delightful storytelling, the examination of Flashy’s character is always an enjoyable, rib-tickling experience. What could be happening? Email required Address never made public.

No trivia or quizzes yet. His racism, while always prevalent, is less so as MacDonald was writing closer to the 21st century. I am very interested in hearing what others think flasuman this, because my own reaction really made me curious. Until I read this novel, it had just been a name to me.

I would say word of warning for anyone new to Flashman. What Flashman story wouldn’t? These include his commissions in both the Union and Confederate Armies and — a lot of detail here — the illuminated scroll designating his appointment as a Knight of the San Serafino Order of Purity and Truth Third Class.

Also this is quite a long book for a single event.