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Título: Flashman and the Mountain of Light
Editorial: Collins Harvill, London
Año de publicación: 1990
Condición del libro: Very Good+
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine
Edición: First Edition; First Printing
The Ninth novel from the Flashman papers. Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. One very slight 'crease' line to the spine, presumably from one gentle read. In the original publisher's illustrated dustjacket. The dustjacket is Not price clipped. No Inscriptions or Marks. 367 pp. One b/w Map. First Edition, First Impression. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'Fine' copy, now protected in a clear plastic cover. " Shirking the defence of the Indian frontier in the First Sikh War, Flashman opts for secret service in the court of a nymphomaniac Maharani who wears the legendary Koh-i-Noor diamond in her navel. Volume IX of the Flashman Papers. With the mighty Sikh army poised to invade India, every able-bodied man was needed to defend Britannia's frontier. When the Call of Duty came, Flashman had his answer ready: 'I'll drown in blood first! ' Alas for poor Flashy there was no avoiding the terrors of secret service in the debauched and intrigue-ridden court of the Punjab, the attentions of its beautiful nymphomaniac Maharani, the horrors of its torture chambers, or the dread influence of the Mountain of Light. " ; The Flashman Papers; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 110120
Sinopsis: The ninth volume in the fictional memoirs of Sir Harry Flashman, VC, which describes the adventures of an immoral and unscrupulous rascal caught up in an almost forgotten imperial military campaign.
'Flashman is a wonderful creation, by a master storyteller. We'll forever delight in his evil antics' JEFFREY ARCHER
?Politically incorrect, lascivious and fiendishly handsome, Flashman is the greatest ? BORIS JOHNSON
?Flashman is one of the great characters of modern fiction; a rogue, a lover, and always an irresistible read? BERNARD CORNWELL
?Flashman, Sherlock Holmes, Toad of Toad Hall, Bertie Wooster. Any writer would give his eye-teeth to have created a character as good as those. GMF was one of the greats? CONN IGGULDEN
?The perfect fictional creation? TONY PARSONS
?A first-rate historical novelist? KINGSLEY AMIS
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