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Brigadier Gerard By Arthur Conan Doyle
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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... More > most notable attribute is his vanity – he is utterly convinced that he is the bravest soldier, greatest swordsman, most accomplished horseman and most gallant lover in all France. Gerard is not entirely wrong, since he displays notable bravery on many occasions, but his self-satisfaction undercuts this quite often. Obsessed with honour and glory, he is always ready with a stirring speech or a gallant remark to a lady. This books contains, The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard and The Adventures of Gerard collections of short stories.< Less
The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Brigadier Gerard is the hero of a series of comic short stories by British writer Arthur Conan Doyle. The hero, Etienne Gerard, is a Hussar in the French Army during the Napoleonic Wars. Gerard's... More > most notable attribute is his vanity - he is utterly convinced that he is the bravest soldier, greatest swordsman, accomplished horseman and gallant lover in all France. Gerard is not entirely wrong since he displays notable bravery on many occasions, but his self-satisfaction undercuts this quite often. Obsessed with honour and glory, he is always ready with a stirring speech or a gallant remark to a lady.< Less
The Adventures of Brigadier Gerard By Arthur Conan Doyle
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When Sir Arthur Conan Doyle sent Sherlock Holmes to his alleged death at Reichenbach Falls, it was to replace him in the pages of The Strand with Brigadier Gerard, a Hussar in the French Army during... More > the wars of Napoleon. Dashing and vain, Gerard is a classic comic foil through which Doyle gives us a delightful look at both French and English foibles. Includes the complete series of stories that ran from 1894-1895 and 1900-1903.< Less
The Adventures of Brigadier Gerard By Arthur Conan Doyle
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When Sir Arthur Conan Doyle sent Sherlock Holmes to his alleged death at Reichenbach Falls, it was to replace him in the pages of The Strand with Brigadier Gerard, a Hussar in the French Army during... More > the wars of Napoleon. Dashing and vain, Gerard is a classic comic foil through which Doyle gives us a delightful look at both French and English foibles. Includes the complete series of stories that ran from 1894-1895 and 1900-1903.< Less
The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard (Annotated) By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish author most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major... More > innovation in the field of crime fiction, and the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays and romances, poetry, and non-fiction. Conan was originally a given name, but Doyle used it as part of his surname in his later years. You do very well, my friends, to treat me with some little reverence, for in honoring me you are honoring both France and yourselves. It is not merely an old, grey-mustached officer whom you see eating his omelet or draining his glass, but it is a fragment of history. In me, you see one of the last of those wonderful men, the men who were veterans when they were yet boys, who learned to use a sword earlier than a razor.< Less
The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Brigadier Gerard is the hero of a series of historical short stories by the British writer Arthur Conan Doyle. The hero, Etienne Gerard, is a Hussar officer in the French Army during the Napoleonic... More > 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 most gallant lover in all France. Gerard is not entirely wrong, since he displays notable bravery on many occasions, but his self-satisfaction undercuts this quite often. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brigadier_Gerard Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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“You do very well, my friends, to treat me with some little reverence, for in honouring me you are honouring both France and yourselves. It is not merely an old, greymoustached officer whom you... More > see eating his omelette or draining his glass, but it is a fragment of history. In me you see one of the last of those wonderful men, the men who were veterans when they were yet boys, who learned to use a sword earlier than a razor, and who during a hundred battles had never once let the enemy see the colour of their knapsacks.” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic “The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard” originally published in 1896. A true literary gem.< Less
The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard By LewisSir Arthur Conan CarrollDoyle.
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The Complete Escapades of Brigadier Gerard By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Discover Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s best kept secret - Brigadier Etienne Gerard, a lively and dashing cavalry officer in the French Army during the Napoleonic Wars. With tales of honour, bravery... More > and derring-do, Conan Doyle sets out the landscape of the early 19th Century perfectly, and the exciting stories contained in this collection would easily appeal to those familiar with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s other works as well as fans of the military works of George MacDonald Fraser and Bernard Cornwell. The Duke of Wellington may have Richard Sharpe on his side, but the Emperor can always depend on Brigadier Gerard. ‘The Complete Escapades of Brigadier Gerard’ contains the entire run of 17 short stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle between 1894 and 1910.< Less
The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard (Illustrated) By Arthur Conan Doyle
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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... More > most notable attribute is his vanity – he is utterly convinced that he is the bravest soldier, greatest swordsman, most accomplished horseman and most gallant lover in all France. Gerard is not entirely wrong, since he displays notable bravery on many occasions, but his self-satisfaction undercuts this quite often. Obsessed with honour and glory, he is always ready with a stirring speech or a gallant remark to a lady.< Less

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