Was Flashman a real person?

Was Flashman a real person?

Although Flashman is fictional, the settings and history of the events, and the people with whom he interacts are all largely based around historical events and individuals, although three contain elements of other novels.

Who is Flashman based on?

Sir Harry Flashman was the hero of 12 books by a Scottish journalist named George MacDonald Fraser, published between 1969 and 2005 (Fraser died in 2008).31 Mar 2018

In what order should you read the Flashman books?

- Flashman: 1839-1842. - Flashman's Lady: 1843-1845. - Flashman and the Mountain of Light: 1845-46. - Royal Flash: 1847-1848. - Flash for Freedom!: 1848-1849. - Flashman and the Redskins Part I: 1849-1850, The Wild West: the Forty-Niners. - Flashman at the Charge: 1854-1855.

What is Flashman's first name?

We meet Flashman (or, to give him his full name and eventual honours, Brigadier-General Harry Paget Flashman, VC, KCB, KCIE) at the very point at which Hughes' novel dispenses with him.23 Jul 2019

How many Flashman novels are there?

eleven novels

Was Harry Flashman real?

Sir Harry Paget Flashman VC, KCB, KCIE is a fictional character created by Thomas Hughes (1822–1896) in the semi-autobiographical Tom Brown's School Days (1857) and later developed by George MacDonald Fraser (1925–2008).

Who wrote Flashman?

George MacDonald Fraser