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The brigadier, and other stories.

Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev

The brigadier, and other stories.

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Published by New English Library in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNewly translated from the Russian by Moura Budberg.
SeriesFour square classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.T844 Br
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p.
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5896072M
LC Control Number63042528
OCLC/WorldCa6566092


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I've always known about Arthur Conan Doyle's sense of humor and I've heard about him being a prankster and other things/5. A brilliant series of stories about Brigadier Gerard, a French cavalryman in the Napoleonic wars, who by his own reckoning was "the finest horseman in all six brigades of light cavalry, and the best swordsman in the entire Grande Armee".His vanity gives you an idea of Conan Doyle's view of French arrogance, but he is nonetheless an extremely likeable hero/5(20).

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For more than any other adventure stories I know, these stories have a power to move the reader unjustly forgotten tales by a great master." —Michael Chabon for NPR's You Must Read This "The Brigadier Gerard stories display all the narrative gusto of Doyle's more famous Sherlock Holmes, together with an irresistible warmth and humour."Pages: Cheever’s first collection of short stories, The Way Some People Live (), was followed by many others, including The Enormous Radio and Other Stories () and The Brigadier and the Golf Widow ().

The Stories of John Cheever () won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. 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: As well as many other stories, the book features young Alistair in World War Two, the s Brig in action, and retired Alistair as he discovers the real nightmare of commuting.

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This is the complete collection of these classic stories. What makes this edition exceptional is the inclusion of nearly illustrations-mostly by the famed military artist William Barnes Wollen-which accurately portray the spirit of the stories and the uniforms and scenes of the events they portray.

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About the Brigadier Gerard Stories. Conan Doyle is best known for his Sherlock Holmes stories, but he created a number of other popular series with recurring characters.

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With the exception of the final story, all were published in The. In Brigadier Gerard the action comes first and the history second, and this streamlined effect has stopped these stories becoming stale for succeeding generations. 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.

In The Complete Brigadier Gerard Stories "you will find adventure, action, romance, love and self-sacrifice, hair's-breadth escape and reckless courage, gallantry, panache and a droll, backhand humor that rivals that of P.G. Wodehouse.

You will also find yourself, even more than with the celebrated stories of Holmes and Watson, in the hands of. 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.

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 Reviews: The book tells how Brigadier was trained and worked during his time on the Mounted Police Unit. The story was good although it lacked in the emoyional, compassionate department. It was a bit dry and could have been made better by adding the compassion/5(7).

The Complete Brigadier Gerard Stories (Canongate Classics Book 57) eBook: Arthur Conan Doyle: : Kindle Store. Engaging, gripping, historically accurate and beautifully written, these stories deserve to be much more widely read. As a comic character, Brigadier Etienne Gerard is a flawed but thoroughly entertaining narrator worthy of his spiritual ancestor Sir Harry Paget Flashman; as a swashbuckler he is a worthy descendent of Charles de Batz-Castelmore d'Artagnan.4/5(2).

This is what Brigadier General (retired) Rebecca “Becky” Halstead asks – of herself and others. Becky, whose accomplishments include entering West Point in with the second class of women and being the first female graduate of West Point to be promoted to General Officer ingenuinely wants others to reflect, and find in.

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Would you listen to The Adventures of Brigadier Gerard again. Why. Yes, you bet What other book might you compare The Adventures of Brigadier Gerard to and why. Arthur Conan Doyle is a gifted individual, and anything he touches becomes magical.

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The title of the first tale was changed to "How the Brigadier Won His Medal." The book arranged the stories in a different order than their publication sequence, and renumbered them as. Translated by Constance Garnett, published in and included in the later anthology A Desperate Character and Other Stories.

The Brigadier Ivan Turgenev Constance Garnett This work is a translation and has a separate copyright status to the applicable copyright protections of the original content.

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