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Fraser, George MacDonald 1925-2008

Overview
Works: 298 works in 1,579 publications in 7 languages and 29,050 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Historical fiction  Spy films  Action and adventure films  Action and adventure fiction  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Boxing stories  Biography 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Editor, Creator, Adapter, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: PR6056.R287, 823.914
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Most widely held works about George MacDonald Fraser
 
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Most widely held works by George MacDonald Fraser
Octopussy by John Glen( Visual )

115 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A circus clown is murdered in the shadows of the Berlin Wall, a heavily guarded priceless Soviet art treasure turns up at a London auction, a tycoon arrives at conferences on a love barge, served by an army of scantily-clad lethal lovelies -- a mixture of mystery and action that only James Bond can unravel
Flashman and the dragon by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

34 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The eighth volume of the old soldier's memoirs, in which Harry Flashman, that jewel in the crown of Queen Victoria's Empire who turned out to be the most glorious and Flashy fake, finds himself in China, smack in the middle of the Taiping Rebellion."
Flashman; from the Flashman papers 1839-1842 by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

59 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flashman, briefly mentioned in "Tom Brown's School Days", muddles his way through military service in India and emerges a hero
Flashman in the great game by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

63 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snatched by Lord Palmerston from the pleasures of Balmoral Castle and ordered to India, Harry Flashman rollicks and randies from revolt to massacre to siege to ordeals of the chamber, surrounded by the great Indian Mutiny of 1857
Flashman and the redskins by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

42 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seventh volume of memoirs of Sir Harry Flashman, V.C. ranging from the epic treks of the Forty-Niners to the disaster of Little Bighorn
Flashman's lady by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

45 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ADVENTURE: Harry must defend his cad's honor when his wife is abducted from Singapore
Flashman and the tiger and other extracts from the Flashman papers by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flashy, the bully from Tom Brown's school days, is involved in three historical events: "the attempted assassination of Emperor Josef in the 1880s, the Prince of Wales's involvement in the Tranby Croft gambling scandal, and the military disaster at Rorke's Drift in South Africa
The reavers by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rescued from highway robbery by the dashing Bonny Gilderoy, feisty Lady Godiva Dacre and her pretty companion, Mistress Kylie Delishe, are reunited with the charming but disreputable rescuer as they deal with a coup threatening the Scottish throne
Flashman and the mountain of light : from the Flashman papers, 1845-46 by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This ninth volume of The Flashman Papers, faithfully edited and transcribed by Fraser, finds that Sir Harry Flashman is back in India, where his saga began. This time, our hero is sent by Her Majesty's Secret Service to spy on the corrupt court of Lahore, on India's Northwest Frontier. Flashy's most challenging exploit yet is as politically shrewd and thoroughly lewd as ever
The Hollywood history of the world : from one million years B.C. to Apocalypse now by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

37 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timeline of history as illustrated by films
Mr. American by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semi-retired scoundrel General Harry Flashman is puzzled by the dark past and present schemings of Mark Franklin, an American frontiersman who is taking London by storm
Flashman at the charge by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

34 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begins with Flashman trying to avoid a transfer to the Crimea but failing miserably. He is made guardian of one of Queen Victoria's cousins and is sent to the midst of the Crimean War. Flashman witnesses and participates in the most notable offensive and defensive actions of that war, and eventually finds himself trekking across Asia in an effort to save the British Raj. Story covers the years 1854 to 1855
The pyrates by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

27 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dashing young Captain Avery is entrusted with the mission of transporting the fabulous Madagascar Crown from London, through treacherous waters infested with dastardly pirates, to Madagascar
Black Ajax by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black man from Virginia becomes a famous bare-knuckle boxer in 19th century England. He is Tom Molineaux, a freed slave and his story, including the way fame ruined him, is recounted by various people, among them his trainer
Royal Flash, from the Flashman papers, 1842-3 and 1847-8 by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the sequel to Flashman, Harry Paget Flashman becomes embroiled in Otto von Bismarck's plan to topple Europe but finds that he is an assassin's target and flees after losing jewels to Lola Montez"--NoveList
Flash for freedom! by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Harry Paget Flashman is, by his own unapologetic self-description "a scoundrel, a liar, a cheat, a thief, a coward--and oh yes, a toady." This excerpt from the Flashman Papers finds Flashy considering a run for Parliamentary office, becoming involved in the West African slave trade, talking his way out of prison in America, engineering the escape of Cassy on the Underground Railroad, and meeting a future president. Thus does this "illustrious Victorian soldier" pass the time from 1848 to 1849
The steel bonnets by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The steel bonnets: the story of the Anglo-Scottish border reivers by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

37 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the border lands between Scotland and England, Fraser roots his narrative of the long conflict between the two countries, focusing on border reivers -- "border lords"--Who reigned over the lands with lawless abandon
Quartered safe out here : a recollection of the war in Burma by George MacDonald Fraser( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'There is no doubt that [Quartered Safe Out Here] is one of the great personal memoirs of the Second World War' John Keegan Life and death in Nine Section, a small group of hard-bitten and (to modern eyes) possibly eccentric Cumbrian borderers with whom the author, then nineteen, served in the last great land campaign of World War II, when the 17th Black Cat Division captured a vital strongpoint deep in Japanese territory, held it against counter-attack and spearheaded the final assault in which the Japanese armies were, to quote General Slim, "torn apart"
Royal flash( Visual )

2 editions published in 1975 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 19th-century Europe, and Captain Harry Flashman is a gutless bully who seeks admission into high European society. Seeing a chance to promote their own menacing political schemes, devious Otto von Bismarck and Rudi von Sternberg convince Flashman to disguise himself as a Prussian noble so that he can marry a gorgeous duchess. However, the hoax is discovered, and Flashman flees the continent, experiencing one calamity after another-- as well as some of history's most significant events
 
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Flashman and the tiger and other extracts from the Flashman papers
Alternative Names
Fraser, George MacDonald

Fraser, George McDonald 1925-2008

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Macdonald Fraser, Geirge 1925-2008

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MacDonald Fraser, George 1926-2008

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جرج مک‌دونالد فریزر فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

ジョージ・マクドナルド・フレイザー

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Flashman and the dragonFlashman; from the Flashman papers 1839-1842Flashman in the great gameFlashman and the redskinsFlashman's ladyFlashman and the tiger and other extracts from the Flashman papersThe reaversFlashman and the mountain of light : from the Flashman papers, 1845-46