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George MacDonald Fraser è 0 Summary5510Idk what to say about this book I liked it but it could and should have been 100 pages shorter at minimum GMF does a great job in painting a picture of Englands on the eve of the first world war but some of the side stories and too drawn out I "liked Flashman s apperances a lot GMF wrote one of my top 5 books The Complete McAuslan so "Flashman s apperances a lot GMF wrote one of my top 5 books The Complete McAuslan so was excited to ead this book It just fell flat where I am concernedSPOILERS AHEADI liked hte final 50 pages where the nostalgic Franklin goes to all the 50 pages where the nostalgic Franklin goes to all the of England where he has grown to love and bids them adew If only the whole book was written as well as the final 50 pages were written I wonder what happens to Franklin It is clear he decided to stay in England Does he join the fight Die in a French trench Confess his love for Ms Delys Confess his love for Lady Helen I think that he loves Ms Delys Pip and that he should be with her and still un the farm in the country to keep him occupied But would marrying her be the same mistake as marrying Peggy Way younger and filled with a lot energy I truly wonder what he chooses to do next I guess that is the cool thing about books we get to imagine what happens after the final sentence is finalized Ver. A self confident performance by an old hand Mr Fraser clearly enjoys being maste. Y mixed feelings On the one hand it s a very
DETAILED PICTURE OF THE SETTING ONpicture of the setting On other hand its a very blinkered view of a very detailed picture of the setting On the other hand its a very blinkered view of setting with a very Society centric look at things There s no Liar, Liar real character arc for the central character and some of the supporting characters descend to caricature Better known for his Flashman books and said character makes several appearances in Mr American though as an oldetired general Mr American is uite a good Essays One read very interesting premise a cowboy or lessetires to England and seems to have a large amount of money and a shady background Fraser captures the Edwardian time uite nicely with his descriptions and speech patterns and the plot kept me eading But "after about the 75% mark the eader has discovered most of "about the 75% mark the The Kaya-Girl reader has discovered most of main characters secrets the major confrontation is done and the book keeps going on Theemaining 25% is concerned with the main character s midlife crisis and his estranged wife In my opinion this wasn t needed though I kept eading it simply because I knew there would be Flashman appearances and was mildly curious as to how he deals with his etirement situation The book would have gotten another star had it not dragged on I found R of such a wide and wild plot and makes sure to leave oom in it for his most midwesterner living in London I even empathized a couple times In my opinion living in London I even empathized a couple times In my opinion is GMF best work of fiction Better than Flashman It is a picture of Britain in the years just before the First World War with all the beauty and cynicism portrayed through the eyes of a visiting American Utterly superb What a emarkable ead On the face of it a simple tale which tells the "story of a mysterious American who arrives in England in 1909 with a small fortune and a checkered past But it "of a mysterious American who arrives in England in 1909 with a small fortune and a checkered past But it set against the backdrop of an era in England and indeed the world where changes in industry and warfare would alter life as we knew it Having ead most of the Flashman series and Fraser brilliantly includes his most famous creation in a cameo ole here I knew GMF was a master storyteller but this is easily his best work I left his characters with eal egret especially Mr American The ending was left slightly open so I wonder if the author had planned to go back and write a seuel at some point Alas Fraser is no longer with us so we will have to content ourselves with ereading these classic stories I for one will find this no hardship. Amous creation the eponymous hero of his Flashman adventure series The New Yorke.
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