Synopses & Reviews
Flashy, that lustful libertine, takes a round-the-world adventure that would shock Don Juan and make swingers of today green with envy. In an English mansion, he's not just doodling in the drawing room with a blue blood's red-hot-blooded mistress; in Africa, he's forced to serve a sultry queen who kills low-endurance lovers.
The irresistible antihero heads to China, where he gets between a pair of Chinese beauties who'll do anything to improve East-West relations; en route, he takes cover on warship under fire with an explosive Malay maiden.
"A romp that will have lucky readers chortling with delight." Publishers Weekly
What is Flashy doing?
-in the drawing room of a great English mansion with the redhot-blooded mistress of a violently jealous blue-blood?
-in between a pair of Chinese beauties who are willing to do anything and everything to close the gap between East and West?
-in the hold of a warship under fire, with a Malay maiden as explosive as the shells bursting above?
-in the forced service of an African queen who lets a lover stay alive only as long as his power to please holds up?
This unblushing cad, this lustful libertine, this infamous and irresistible antihero is clearing doing better than ever in a round-the-world adventure that would make Queen Victoria pale with shock and swingers of today green with envy."
Volume VI of THE FLASHMAN PAPERS 1842-45, reissued in B format paperback, in celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of the creation of Flashman.
About the Author
George MacDonald Fraser was born in England and educated in Scotland. He served in a Highland regiment in India, Africa, and the Middle East. In addition to his books, he has written screenplays, including The Three Musketeers, The Four Musketeers, and the James Bond film Octopussy. He died in 2008.