From the brothels and gambling dens of London, through political intrigues and espionage, the action moves to the Mediterranean and the real life character of Thomas Cochrane. This book covers the start of Cochrane's career including the most astounding single ship action of the Napoleonic war.
Thomas Flashman provides a unique insight as danger stalks him like a persistent bailiff through a series of adventures that prove history really is stranger than fiction.
Since its first publication, this book has now been professionally edited and proof read to remove any errors. If you enjoy this book the second instalment of Thomas' memoirs is now also available called Flashman and the Cobra.