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Published by Canongate Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

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

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementArthur Conan Doyle ; edited & introduced by Owen Dudley Edwards.
SeriesCanongate classics ;, 38
ContributionsEdwards, Owen Dudley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4622 .E96 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 188 p. ;
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1157996M
ISBN 100862413419
LC Control Number94135447

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Jun 18,  · The New York Review of Books Classics has brought the `Exploits and Adventures of Brigadier Gerard' back to life. The Gerard character is said to be Conan Doyle's second best fictional invention. The eight `Exploits' stories were published between and while the ten `Adventures' were published after a five year hiatus between and /5(24). The Exploits and Adventures of Brigadier Gerard book. Read 57 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Having killed off Sherlock Holmes, 4/5. Project Gutenberg's The Exploits Of Brigadier Gerard, by Arthur Conan Doyle This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. Feb 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Jun 04,  · 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. First Page: The Exploits of BRIGADIER GERARD. SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE5/5(1). Sep 20,  · i chose this book because of the author--sir arthur conan doylebefore he was a Sir.-having read just his Sherlock books, i wanted to see what his other books could be like, and this one is a definite winnercomposed to a short story per chapter, this book tells of the exploits of brigadier general gerarda young, dashing, and thoroughly /5. The hero of this novel, 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, accomplished horseman and gallant lover in all France. The Exploits Of Brigadier Gerard is a popular book by Arthur Conan Doyle. Read The Exploits Of Brigadier Gerard, free online version of the book by Arthur Conan Doyle, on rajasthan-travel-tour.com Arthur Conan Doyle's The Exploits Of Brigadier Gerard consists of 8 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of The Exploits Of Brigadier Gerard which you want to read from the table of contents to get started.

Apr 29,  · The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Action/Adventure; 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. And had the 4/5(). 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, accomplished horseman and gallant lover in all France. Nov 25,  · The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard (Classics To Go) View larger image. By: Arthur Doyle. Read Now. Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with Author: Arthur Doyle. 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.