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The Reluctant Widow written by Georgette Heyer performed by Cornelius Garrett on CD (Unabridged)

The Reluctant Widow written by Georgette Heyer performed by Cornelius Garrett on CD (Unabridged)£44.99

Penniless Elinor is rather surprised at the carriage that meets her from the stage, and more so at the decayed grandeur of the house to which she's transported. Realising that there has been a case of mistaken identity she agrees to an audacious plan.

Flashman and the Dragon written by George MacDonald Fraser performed by Toby Stephens on CD (Abridged)

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ISBN:  9780007266548
Genre - Main:  Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Historical Adventure
Duration:  390 mins
Length:  Abridged
Author:  George MacDonald Fraser
Narrator 1:  Toby Stephens
Rarity:  Rare

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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. ‘When all other trusts fail, turn to Flashman’ Abraham Lincoln In China in 1860, a lot of people mistakenly put their trust in Flashman: the English vicar’s daughter with her cargo of opium; Lord Elgin in search of an intelligence chief; the Emperor’s ravishing concubine, seeking a champion in her struggles for power; and Szu-Zhan, the female bandit colossus, as practised in the arts of love as in the arts of war.

They were not to know that behind his Victoria Cross, Harry Flashman was a base coward and a charlatan.

They took him at face value. And he took them, for all he could, while China seethed through the bloodiest civil war in history and the British and French armies hacked their way to the heart of the Forbidden City…

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