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The Brigadier and other stories

Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev

The Brigadier and other stories

by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev

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Published by New English Library in London .
Written in English


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Statementtranslated by Moura Budberg.
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Open LibraryOL18682378M

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Show them whos boss. is what one of the characters repeats in this short story, which is not about a hot war, but explores some of the impact that the cold war had, probably in one of its tense moments: The Cuban Missiles Crises/5. A brilliant series of stories about Brigadier Gerard, a French cavalryman in the Napoleonic wars, who by his own reckoning was "the finest horseman in all six brigades of light cavalry, and the best swordsman in the entire Grande Armee".

His vanity gives you an idea of Conan Doyle's view of French arrogance, but he is nonetheless an extremely likeable hero/5. The Brigadier Gerard stories display all the narrative gusto of Doyle's more famous Sherlock Holmes, together with an irresistible warmth and humour.

The Brigadier himself, bristling with valour and self-regard, is the most preposterous and delightful of companions/5(19). The Brigadier Gerard stories display all the narrative gusto of Doyle's more famous Sherlock Holmes, together with an irresistible warmth and humour. The Brigadier himself, bristling with valour and self-regard, is the most preposterous and delightful of companions/5().

Truly a magnificent book, one that I have read countless times since I was a boy. A collection of stories about the inestimable Brigadier Gerard, a self-absorbed yet lovable Hussar during the Napoleonic wars.

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His historical fiction took the form of a novel, The White Company (), and the epic tales of the adventurous Brigadier Gerard. George MacDonald Fraser, OBE ( –) was an English-born author of Scottish descent, best known for his Flashman novels and McAuslan stories.

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For more than any other adventure stories I know, these stories have a power to move the reader unjustly forgotten tales by a great master." —Michael Chabon for NPR's You Must Read This "The Brigadier Gerard stories display all the narrative gusto of Doyle's more famous Sherlock Holmes, together with an irresistible warmth and humour."Pages:.

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