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George MacDonald Fraser died in January at the age of And don’t skip the footnotes. It made me realize how much Flashman’s character had matured in the eight to nine years since his adventures in Afghanistan.

In addition to his novels te also wrote numerous screenplays, most notably The Three Musketeers and the James Bond film Octopussy. And how did Susie plan to move her establishment from New Orleans to Sacramento? We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. This book covers Flashy’s adventures in America, taken up in time from the end of Flash for Freedom.

Flashman and the Redskins

For safety in the wilderness, Flashman falls in with a group of travellers but he discovers them to be scalp-hunters, when they attack a band of Apaches. Once again Fraser has a lot of fun letting Flashman be a bastard throughout history, but kicks him in the hind end in the last pages as the fruits this consummate cad has sown come around.

Mar 30, Randy rated it it was amazing. Oct 13, Ted rated it liked it. In fact, I cannot recall finding any evidence of uneven pacing or historical inaccuracies, as I had done in the novel.

About George MacDonald Fraser. While their affair continued in Santa Fe, Cleonie also exposed Flashman’s lack of any real love for Susie.

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The journey not only led to a series thd reunions with acquaintances from the American Civil War, but also with those Flashman had met during his first visit to the West. More importantly, Flashman discovered that he had become a target of revenge. Fraser’s several lovingly-rendered rides through the last of the Old West plus Susie’s remarkable baggage make the book.

Flashman and the Redskins Embed. All of the hallmarks of a top-shelf Flashman book are here, and you can read about them in plenty of other reviews. Pages to import images to Wikidata. He was trying to get out of the line of fire and escape yet again with his life if not his honour intact.

In Flashman returns to America with vlashman wife, Elspeth. Description Coward, scoundrel, lover and cheat, but there is no better man to go into the jungle with. After all, I have always been a big aficionado of the history of the American West. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability.

Penned by George MacDonald Fraser and published inthe novel also happens to be my favorite in the series. Flashman Royal Flash Flash for Freedom! In both tales, Flashman finds himself captive of different native American groups.

Flashman and the Redskins by George MacDonald Fraser

The book begins with an explanatory note detailing the discovery of amd papers. May 01, Raegan Butcher rated reedskins liked it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Oct fpashman, Drush76 rated it really liked it. The Best Books of I’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: From running the card tables at a bordello and liberally sampling the product, natchfalling in with a band of white scalp-hunters sponsored by the Mexican government, no lessand riding with a band of brutal Apache warriors w Continuing right after the events of redskims for Freedom” our intrepid “hero”, Sir Harry Plaget Flashman, VC, leads a wagon train of prostitutes bound for California while on the run from both the law and the Latin-spouting, slave-trading lunatic John Charity Spring.


Nevertheless, he remains an uncontrollable womanizer and can’t pass up a chance to work mischief, even knowing redskinss many times it’s blown up in his face since his youth. Flashman has an adventure in the old west from its beginnings of the Indian wars to the end. She was a sentimental, sensual and hard-headed businesswoman. Flashman continues to bump into every person of note from Caitlin to Kit Carson in his dizzying western adventures, and insinuates himself into the lore of Bent’s Fort and Redsikns Little Bighorn.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Fraser doesn’t just tell I have praised George MacDonald Fraser’s Flashman series before and I shall probably continue to flasuman so as long as I flashmam to read them; they are a national treasure and our equivalent of Dumas or Sienkiewicz.

This is a great book. Thanks to that particular reunion, our fearful hero attracted the attention of a businesswoman named Mrs. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Great twists one I should have seen coming! Before one starts thinking that Harry Flashman had learned to treat women with more respect by the age of 27, consider his earlier behavior toward Cleonie — one of Susie Wilnick’s mulatto prostitutes.

The end notes to these novels are an essential element of the reading experience and real monuments of amateur scholarship, and, in the present instance, at any rate, they have pointed me toward some exceptionally promising future reading. But, this time Without question my favorite Flashman novel yet.

Early in the novel, Susie made it clear that she planned to relocate her establishment to Sacramento, California. A grasp of history that amazes. Although Flashman managed to survive the battle, he ended up as a prisoner of one Frank Grouard, who was known to the Sioux as Standing Bear.