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The brigadier, and other stories

Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev

The brigadier, and other stories

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Ivan Turgenieff. Translated from the Russian by Isabel F. Hapgood.
The Physical Object
Pagination381 p.
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16817459M


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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : 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, /5. 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/5().

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Arthur Conan Doyle. 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: Brigadier Gerard is the hero of a series of 17 historical short stories, a play, and a major character in a novel by the British writer Arthur Conan Doyle.

The hero, Etienne Gerard, is a Hussar officer in the French Army during the Napoleonic Wars. Gerard's most notable attribute is his vanity –. The Stories of John Cheever.

John Cheever won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer for this collection in He died in at the age of seventy. Cheever’s stories are full of soul searching and the polarities that exist in both our mind and our outward behaviors/5. Buy Tales from the Brigadier (BBC Radio Collection) by Peter Tinniswood, Richard Wilson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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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. The Brigadier. John Hislop. Published by Book Club Associates "This is the story of a racehorse, of how he was bred, trained, and raced.

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of arrogant but still fun) Etienne Gerard. I really felt like I was transported back in time. There were a couple of other stories but they were not included in this set or version that /5. 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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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/5(16). In truth, though, most modern readers have probably only read one other Conan Doyle book: The Lost World.

Published inthis is the great "boy's adventure" novel about a plateau deep in the South American jungle inhabited by dinosaurs and savage : Other Works & Personal Memoirs Arthur Conan Doyle () was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes.

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George Newnes published the first British book collection of the stories as The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard (). 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 "I." to "VIII.".

Danger. And Other Stories () is a collection of short stories published by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Title story. The collection's title story, "Danger.

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Miss Sarah Fairfax is having a wretched year. Her intended perished at war. His child is in her belly. InThe Stories of John Cheever, a monumental collection of Cheever’s work, won the Pulitzer Prize. “The Swimmer” appeared in the collection The Brigadier and the Golf Widow and is considered to be one of Cheever’s best short stories.

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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 mutters: 'Not another one.' Bill Bishop is now a Brigadier.

Bill Bishop and Anne Travers are married. Bill mentions The X-Files. Alistair states that his rank is Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, but that he prefers to go by Brigadier for "sentimental reasons". Anne and Bill's child is called Samuel Format: Paperback.