Order of the Flashman books?

Discussion in 'Films, Music and All Things Artsy' started by Sophia, Apr 21, 2006.

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  1. The Flashman papers (in chronological order)

    Flashman (Britain, India and Afghanistan, 1839 - 42)

    Royal Flash (England 1842 - 43, Germany 1847 - 48 )

    Flashman's Lady (England, Borneo and Madagascar, 1842 - 45)

    Flashman and the Mountain of Light (Indian Punjab 1845 - 46 )

    Flash for Freedom! (England, West Africa, USA 1848 - 49)

    Flashman and the Redskins (USA 1849 - 50 and 1875 - 76)

    Flashman at the Charge (England, Crimea and Central Asia 1854 - 55)

    Flashman in the Great GAme (Scotland, India 1856 - 59)

    Flashman and the Angel of the Lord (India, South Africa, USA 1858 - 59)

    Flashman and the Dragon (China 1860)

    Flashman....


    Also by George MacDonald Fraser

    Mr American
    The Pyrates
    The Candlemass Road
    Black Ajax

    Short Stories:
    The General Danced at Dawn
    McAuslan in the Rough
    The Sheikh and the Dustbin

    History:
    The Steel Bonnets - the story of the Anglo-Scottish Border Reivers

    Autobiography:
    Quartered Safe Out Here
    The Hollywood History of the World
    The light's on at Signpost
     
  2. Better to order them by historical chronological order, as several of the books refer to previous events in Flashman's life. The historical order also gives a better sense of world events in the 19th century, and of Flashman's character as he matures from young rascal to.. old rascal...
     
  3. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    Just picked up the last of the set and sadly should have got the audio version as I drive 400 miles a week!
     
  4. msr

    msr LE

  5. Thanks for the help all. I didn't know that GMF had other works. It certainly makes finding a good present a lot easier. :)

    Sophia