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Flashman - the unexpurgated truth!

Advantages: Entertaining, easy listening and a great way to learn some history
Disadvantages: Absolutely none.

I quite frequently prefer listening to an audio book on my walk into work rather than listen to music as I find a good story can completely transport me from the mundane workday morning of traffic fumes and the view of tired roadside verges and take me ...

ladybracknell 02.02.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Flashman (Audio CD) - George MacDonald Fraser

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Fun and Games

Advantages: Superb storytelling
Disadvantages: None

"Flashman in the Great Game" is the fifth novel in the "Flashman Papers" and tells us of Flashman's experiences in the Indian Mutiny. A short historical background note. India had been under the control of the East India Company for about a century wh ...

FionaR 09.02.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Flashman (Audio CD) - George MacDonald Fraser

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The Indian mutiny was never this funny

Advantages: well researched, original and quite hilarious
Disadvantages: Based as it is on the history of the horrific Indian mutiny, some readers may not have the stomach for some of the detail; and Flashy isnt the most politically correct reporter of events either

...George Macdonald Fraser has done it again with yet another installment to The Flashman series which is of the highest quality. Following the adventures of the great victorian poltroon in the Indian Mutiny of 1857, the writing is as well researched, fast p ...

Squonk 14.03.2001 · Read full review
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A likeable womanising drunk!

Advantages: Exciting adventure story, quite funny at times
Disadvantages: Sounds a bit racist today

About 5 years ago, I was staying in a rented room in Montenegro and was hoping to put my sun cream in a cupboard when I came across a stash of books that must have belonged to a previous client. One of these titles happened to be McAuslan in the Rough - t ...

dangaroo 09.04.2011 · Read full review
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A hobbits begining

Advantages: protable and eay to folow
Disadvantages: none

...of those who are new to Tolkien's world the Hobbit is the most obvious choice to make for beginning on this adventure. Even if you have read the book over and over as I have many times it is still good to recount Bilbo's journey. The audio book ...

paintman384 10.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Hobbit - Audio CD - J.R.R. Tolkien

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