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Flashman in the Great Game: From the Flashman Papers 1856-1858 Summary
George MacDonald Fraser

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Flashman in the Great Game: From the Flashman Papers 1856-1858 Summary

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Flashman in the Great Game describes Flashy's assignment in India during the Great Mutiny of 1857-58, which took him to palaces, native barracks, embattled garrisons, jungles, and rivers; found him romancing a beautiful but treacherous queen; and forced him numerous times to find a way to narrowly escape death. Despite consistent acts of cowardice, Flashy is knighted and awarded the prestigious Victoria Cross.

Flashy is commissioned by the British Prime Minister, Lord Palmerston, to determine if India is near mutiny. Avoiding assassination by the Russian Count Ignatieff at Balmoral Castle, Flashy learns little at a stopover in Bombay, other than that Jhansi is a rough place. In Jhansi, Flashy is enthralled by beautiful and intelligent Queen Rani Lakshmibai, hears her just grievances, knows he can do nothing of substance to help her, and bides his time, hoping to seduce her. After succeeding, Flashy is nearly garroted by Ignatieff's...

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