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The collected Brigadier Gerard stories

Arthur Conan Doyle

The collected Brigadier Gerard stories

by Arthur Conan Doyle

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Published by Hearthstone in Munslow, Shropshire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Fiction.,
    • Adventure stories, English.,
    • War stories, English.,
    • France -- History, Military -- 19th century -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementA. Conan Doyle.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4621 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 399 p. ;
      Number of Pages399
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL547055M
      ISBN 100952047160, 0952047179
      LC Control Number96127611
      OCLC/WorldCa33244129

      The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard is a series of comic short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle telling of the exploits of an uncomprehending French soldier during the Napoleonic Wars.. Originally published in The Strand magazine between December and September the stories satirise both the stereotypical English view of the French, and - by presenting them from Gerard's baffled point of. Truly a magnificent book, one that I have read countless times since I was a boy. A collection of stories about the inestimable Brigadier Gerard, a self-absorbed yet lovable Hussar during the Napoleonic wars. Each story is a treasure, with humor, love, tragedy, and in the end, a message for the s:

      The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle. Paperback $ 13 of the Napoleonic era as he sits in a cafe and reflects on his life telling basically long-winded old war stories. was also a believer in ghosts and fairies and wrote books about spiritualism and fairies. In two young girls took photographs of what they. The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard audiobook, Fiction Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard poveste pentru copii.

      Brigadier Gerard is the hero of a series of comic short stories by the British writer Arthur Conan Doyle. The hero, Etienne Gerard, is a Hussar in the French Army during the Napoleonic Wars. Gerard's most notable attribute is his vanity - he is utterly convinced that he is the bravest soldier, greatest swordsman, most accomplished horseman and. These eight stories concern the humorous (but also sometimes quite horrific) exploits of the Brigadier in the French army under Napoleon. Gerard is intensely loyal to his master to the last, but overestimates his own bravery and intelligence, with results often very funny to the reader/5(3).


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Truly a magnificent book, one that I have read countless times since I was a boy. A collection of stories about the inestimable Brigadier Gerard, a self-absorbed yet lovable Hussar during the Napoleonic wars. Each story is a treasure, with humor, /5(24). Sherlock Holmes first appeared in A Study in Scarlet (), and from he featured regularly in stories for the Strand replace Holmes, Conan Doyle created Etienne Gerard, a young French cavalry officer from the time of the Napoleonic Wars, whose memoirs were collected as The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard () and its sequel.

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Mon Dieu. The collected Brigadier Gerard stories book The extraordinary, sabre-rattling adventures of Gerard, a young French cavalry officer in the time of the Napoleonic wars, introduce a hero who will be adored by fans of Flashman and Sherlock Holmes alike.

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Truly a magnificent book, one that I have read countless times since I was a boy. A collection of stories about the inestimable Brigadier Gerard, a self-absorbed yet lovable Hussar during the Napoleonic wars.

Each story is a treasure, with humor, Reviews: The Complete Brigadier Gerard Stories | Sir Arthur Conan Doyle | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Other Brigadier Etienne Gerard's stories were collected in "Adventures of Gerard" in September Brigadier Gerard is an officer in Napoleon's army—recklessly brave, engagingly openhearted, and unshakable, if not a little absurd, in his devotion to the enigmatic Emperor.

The book a mix of historical and humoristic stories where the. The Brigadier Gerard stories are one such highly deserving but unfortunately underrated collection. These are stories that are told by a now old and weary Gerard to his admiring (and perhaps secretly disbelieving) audie This is one of those lesser known books /5(50).

These are the collected stories of Brigadier Gerard – the fictional French hero who witnesses Napoleon’s career from Marengo to Waterloo. Rivalling Doyle’s creation of Sherlock Holmes, but soundly based on real history, these stories will delight Napoleonic buffs and Doyle fans alike.

The brigadier Etienne Gerard, a french hussard of the Napoleon army, is a recurrent character created by Arthur Conan Doyle appearing in 18 stories: 17 short stories and 1 novel (Uncle Bernac).They are a mix of historical and humoristic stories where the brigadier is conceited, pretending to be the best soldier and seducer of his country.

Conan Doyale wrote a lot of other cool books besides Sherlock Holmes. The Brigadier Gerard is a compilation of short stories about a courier and cavalryman in the personal service of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Gerard is a very likeable hero. The stories are exiting and humourous with lots off brutal 18th century warfare during the Napoleonic wars.4/5(60).

George MacDonald Fraser wrote the excellent introduction to this edition of the collected Brigadier Gerard stories, in which he observed what a different sort of character is Gerard from Conan Doyle’s more famous creation, who need not be named.

Gerard is French, not English; an interesting choice f. "The finest historical short stories ever written" is Conan-Doyle expert Owen Edwards' verdict on the Brigadier Gerard series. In this new complete edition, which includes 55 original illustrations by W B Wollen, the aged Brigadier tells all his tales of Napoleonic gloire, quite unhindered by any sense of.

The Brigadier Gerard stories display all the narrative gusto of Doyle's more famous Sherlock Holmes, together with an irresistible warmth and humour. The Brigadier himself, bristling with valour and self-regard, is the most preposterous and delightful of companions. All the stories first appeared in The Strand magazine, the first eight between and ; these were subsequently published in book form as The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard.

A further eight appeared incollected together as The Adventures of Brigadier Gerard. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project 61, free ebooks; by Arthur Conan Doyle; The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle.

Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Doyle, Arthur Conan, Title: The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard love stories: love stories: peare: by. The stories were originally published in The Strand Magazine between and They were later collected and published in two volumes, The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard () and The Adventures of Brigadier Gerard ().

The last story, The Marriage of the Brigadier, was published in All Brigadier Gérard stories were collected into the Complete Brigadier Gérard inincluding. His historical fiction took the form of a novel, The White Company (), and the epic tales of the adventurous Brigadier Gerard.

George MacDonald Fraser, OBE ( ) was an English-born author of Scottish descent, best known for his Flashman novels and McAuslan stories. He was also an accomplished screenwriter. show more.Brigadier Gerard in the novel Uncle Bernac and the short story anthologies The Adventures of Gerard and "The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard, by Arthur Conan Doyle; Joe Gerard, husband of the title character in the s television series Rhoda; Philip Gerard, pursuer of the title character in the television series The Fugitive.

The Brigadier featured in 18 short stories in The Strand Magazine, and has won praise from Michael Chabon and George McDonald Fraser. Conan Doyle's first set of Brigadier Gerard stories consisted of eight tales that were originally published in magazines, and then collected in The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard.

Until recently, the manuscripts.