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The Complete Brigadier Gerard

(2010)
(A book in the Gerard series)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Brigadier Gerard stories surely constitute the finest series of historical short stories in literature, mingling the comedy and the tragedy, the pathos and the irony, or, in Napoleon's phrase, the sublime and the ridiculous. It is Napoleon and his Europe, his dedicated followers and the awakened nationalisms of the peoples they enraged, possessing our minds in savage realism and enrapturing romance. And in Brigadier Etienne Gerard, Arthur Conan Doyle created a hero worthy to take his place in the great line stretching from Homer's Odysseus to George MacDonald Fraser's Flashman, nearest of all perhaps to Stevenson's Allan Breck and Wodehouse's Bertie Wooster.

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January 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Complete Brigadier Gerard
Author(s): Arthur Conan Doyle
ISBN: 1-4209-4345-6 / 978-1-4209-4345-0 (USA edition)
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August 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Complete Brigadier Gerard Stories (Canongate Classics)
Author(s): Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
ISBN: 1-84767-919-6 / 978-1-84767-919-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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January 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Complete Brigadier Gerard
Author(s): Arthur Conan, Sir Doyle
ISBN: 0-7607-6889-7 / 978-0-7607-6889-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
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January 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Complete Brigadier Gerard Stories (Canongate Classics)
Author(s): Arthur Conan Doyle
ISBN: 0-86241-534-9 / 978-0-86241-534-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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Kindle Editions

August 2010 : USA, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Complete Brigadier Gerard Stories (Canongate Classics)
Author(s): Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK