Flashman At The Charge
Coward, scoundrel, lover and cheat, but there is no better man to go into the jungle with. Join Flashman in his adventures as he survives fearful ordeals and outlandish perils across the four corners of the world. As the Light Brigade prepare to charge the Russian guns at Balaclava, Flashman assumes his characteristic battle position: sabre rattling, teeth chattering, bowels rumbling in terror and about to bolt.
Good in good dust jacket.
Flashman at the Charge begins with Flashman trying to avoid a transfer tothe Crimea but failing miserably. He is made guardian of one of QueenVictoria's cousins and is sent to the midst of the Crimean War. Flashmanwitnesses and participates in the most notable offensive and defensive actionsof that war, and eventually finds himself trekking across Asia in an effort tosave the British Raj.
Flashman at the Charge Harry Flashman: the unrepentant bully of Tom Brown's schooldays, now with a Victoria Cross, has three main talents - horsemanship, facility with foreign languages and fornication. A reluctant military hero, Flashman plays a key part in most of the defining military campaigns of the 19th century, despite trying his utmost to escape them all.
Yes, that unabashed adventurer, shameless scoundrel and lustful libertine Flashman is back - racing away from danger in the greatest charge in history, and plunging into amorous action with as lascivious a line-up of fair ladies as has ever given the life to purity and virtue. You're in for a wild and uninhibited ride when you join "Flashman at the Charge.
The fourth volume of memoirs in which Harry Flashman confronts destiny with Lord Cardigan and the Light Brigade.