Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Chapter 1 Abstract
* Harry Flashman's friend, Tom Brown, recruits him for a cricket match against Kent at Lords.
* During the cricket match, Flashman does the world's first hat-trick.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* After the match, a bookie called Tighe congratulates him. He gives Flashman champagne and £50 from his winnings.
* Flashman finds Elspeth in the arms of Don Solomon Haslam...
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