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Flashman: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780452259614
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Published: Plume - August 1st, 1984

Flashman by George MacDonald Fraser is the first book in a series. Harry Flashman takes advantage of Mr. Morrison's daughter Elspeth and promptly undergoes the Scottish version of a shotgun wedding. Kicked out of his unit, he is sent off to India to make something of himself. Flashman is not at all happy at the prospect of being shot; he is rather fond of his hide. Nonetheless he ends up fighting with the British when they decide to invade Afghanistan, not one of their brighter moves. Anyone even remotely considering the invasion of Afghanistan would not be amiss to reflect for a moment on how the plan turned out for Britain. The Flashman books are great fun to read. combining history, humor, and hi-jinks. They also use horrible words for various indigenous people. It is my belief that to censor words diminishes the suffering they have caused. While I would strenuously object to anyone using these words in real life today, I also strenuously object to any attempt to edit them out of literature. If you would like to have fun reading and learn a bit about history, you couldn't do better than the Flashman series.


Enlightenment: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781590202098
Published: The Overlook Press - May 26th, 2009

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DESERT QUEEN: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell: Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400096190
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Published: Anchor - July 12th, 2005

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Finding Nouf Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547237787
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Published: Mariner Books - May 6th, 2009

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City of Veils: A Novel (A Katya Hijazi and Nayir Sharqi Novel) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316074261
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Published: Back Bay Books - August 7th, 2011

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Kingdom of Strangers: A Novel (A Katya Hijazi and Nayir Sharqi Novel) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316074254
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 4th, 2013

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Crescent: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393325546
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 17th, 2004

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Palace Walk: The Cairo Trilogy, Volume 1 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307947109
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Published: Anchor - November 29th, 2011

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Palace of Desire: The Cairo Trilogy, Volume 2 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307947116
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Published: Anchor - November 29th, 2011

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Sugar Street: The Cairo Trilogy, Volume 3 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307947123
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Published: Anchor - November 29th, 2011

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A Thousand Splendid Suns Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594483851
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 25th, 2008

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The Kite Runner (Essential Edition) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594481772
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 6th, 2005

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And the Mountains Echoed Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594632389
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 3rd, 2014

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The Collaborator of Bethlehem (Omar Yussef Mysteries) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780618959655
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Published: Mariner Books - January 9th, 2008

The Samaritan's Secret: An Omar Yussef Mystery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547254722
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Published: Mariner Books - February 11th, 2010

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A Grave in Gaza Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547086255
Published: Mariner Books - February 1st, 2009

The Fourth Assassin (An Omar Yussef Mystery #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781569478851
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Published: Soho Crime - February 8th, 2011

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Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of US Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781416580522
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Published: Scribner - May 11th, 2010

The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781610395939
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Published: PublicAffairs - April 7th, 2015

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Dreamers of the Day: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345485557
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Published: Ballantine Books - December 16th, 2008

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The Curse of the Pharaohs (Amelia Peabody #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455572366
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 28th, 2013

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Wynne's War Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544484047
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Published: Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books - May 12th, 2015

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The Mirage: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061976230
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 12th, 2013

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The Sandcastle Girls (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307743916
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Published: Vintage - April 16th, 2013