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But, this time Without question my favorite Flashman novel yet. Thanks to that particular reunion, our fearful hero attracted the attention of a businesswoman named Mrs.

This installment details two of his adventures in America’s wild west, one set inand the other in So, read a Flashman novel and yes, you’ll laugh your socks off, but read a little deeper and you’ll also get a lot more. The novel does have its share of small problems. The first half picks up where Flash for Freedom! She knew Harry for the rogue he truly was, but did not care.

I also suspect that Cleonie’s flashamn ego and pride made it difficult for her to even consider that Flashy felt the same about her, as he did about Susie, Aphrodite or any of the other whores in Susie’s stable.

I have been a fan of the Flashman novels for many years. Our hero Flashman’s morals are still a bit questionable at times but he is no coward, merely redskinz survivor surrounded by larger-than-life characters who have no real sense of adventure, redzkins or their own mortality.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The wagon crossing in ’49 was a great read, and the looks at the various Indian tribes Flash encountered left me thirsty for more knowledge of the tribes as they were before things reached their fever-pitch of tragedy in the back end of the hte century. Aug 26, Dfordoom rated it really liked it Shelves: The Best Books of It made me realize how much Flashman’s character had matured in the eight to nine years since his adventures in Afghanistan.

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They are all excellent but this is my favouriteof Flashy’s adventures. What was Harry Flashman doing on the slopes of Little Bighorn, caught between the gallant remnant of Custer’s 7th Cavalry and the attack of Sitting Bull’s braves? He was trying to get out of the line of fire and escape yet again with his life if not his honour intact.

Nevertheless, he remains an uncontrollable womanizer and can’t pass up a chance to work mischief, even knowing how many times it’s blown up in his face since his youth. And the second half is not as interesting as the first half a common flaw in many Flashman novels.

Candy’s journey to the Dakota Territory was not very interesting, despite accompanying George Custer and the Seventh Calvary. It also contains a number of notes by Fraser, in the guise of editor, giving additional historical information on the events described. I would include the conversation if I could, but it is rwdskins long and would be better appreciated in its full glory, if read.

Flashman and the Redskins

Want to Read saving…. Media Flashman and the Redskins. Truly a Flashman epic.

He fills his tale with facts, balancing “fiction” with true flashnan and backed up by a long bibliography so that you can go off and really get to grips with the era. And how did Susie plan to move her establishment from New Orleans to Sacramento?

Honestly, I really could have done without it. Return to Book Page. Views Read Edit View history. Great twists one I should have seen coming!

The Light’s On at Signpost. She was a sentimental, sensual and hard-headed businesswoman. To ask other readers questions about Ane and the Redskinsplease sign up. Mar 11, Olethros rated it liked it. Nov 05, Jane Jago rated it it was amazing. 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. If Huck Finn was an upper-class Brit with a sense of entitlement, flasjman hunger for women and a yellow streak, he’d be Harry Flashman.

But, this time around, it was the penetrating satire that impressed me. But nothing quite beat Flashman’s reunion with the infamous George Armstrong Custer.

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