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Belly laughs and bad behaviour aplenty,
This review is from: Flashman (The Flashman Papers) (Paperback)
I'm sure I'm not the only reviewer to point this out: Flashman does not do "PC". It's the early 19th century, and they didn't even call police PCs back then. So if you're offended by fairly ripe and unflinching use of derogatory terms for women, the lower classes and every race apart from the English, give Flashman a miss. You won't like him.
Get past that, and you've made friends with one of the most engaging cowards and bastards ever committed to paper. Flashman has a yellow streak a mile wide, a lascivious streak at least a kilometre wider than that, and the most undeserved reputation for gallantry since David stole Bathsheba. Start the series with this book: if you're not hooked by page 10, I recommend Thomas a Kempis "The Imitation of Christ" and a sense of humour injection.
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Initial post: 28 Mar 2013, 17:28:15 GMT
Fantastic review-very funny !
Posted on 16 Jun 2013, 09:38:56 BST
Mr. David C. Bruce says:
I marked this review as 'unhelpful' but that wasn't because I didn't like it or don't think it was funny. I did and it is.
'. . . if you're not hooked by page 10, I recommend Thomas a Kempis "The Imitation of Christ" '. Magnificent.
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