The author of the famous ‘Flashman Papers’ and the ‘Private McAuslan’ stories, George MacDonald Fraser has worked on newspapers in Britain and Canada. In addition to his novels he has also written numeous films, most notably ‘The Three Musketeers’, ‘The Four Musketeers’, and the James Bond film, ‘Octopussy’. George Macdonald Fraser died in January 2008 at the age of 82.--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
A thorough and interesting look at a little explored niche of British history. Superbly written.Published 21 days ago by Simon F. Ward-horner
Background and history of the Border Reivers - all you need to know. I read it, a while ago now because I only came to live in Scotland in 1993 and didn't know anything about the... Read morePublished 29 days ago by Lindsey Clare Gee-Turner
I received what I ordered in very good time with absolutely no complaints. The product is all I expected.Published 7 months ago by Paul
I bought this book many years ago,and I still dip into it from time to time.The author seems to bring to life Anglo-Scottish warfare,which other authors simply fail to do. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Graham
If you want the detailed history, this is probably a bit dated. There are at least some bits of the story which Fraser tells that have been questioned in the years since. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
Excellent work, l had been led to believe that Henry VlII, had unsettled the borders, but its not that simple. Read morePublished 9 months ago by R. W. Hughes