McAuslan in the rough, and other stories

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StatementGeorge MacDonald Fraser.
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LC ClassificationsPZ4.F8418 Mac5, PR6056.R287 Mac5
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL4593278M
ISBN 10033024633X
LC Control Number77355611
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'McAuslan in the Rough', a collection of seven short stories, recounts tales of service in a Scottish Highland regiment after WW II in North Africa and later back home awaiting demobilization. The narrator is a young subaltern by the name of Dand MacNeill who has the dread luck to suffer McAuslan's presence in his platoon/5(23).

McAuslan in the Rough, and Other Stories book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Private McAuslan demonstrates his unfitness /5. Private McAuslan is merely the tip of an iceberg as far as well-drawn and memorable characters are concerned, with a parade of dandyish officers, resolute NCOs and character-filled 'other ranks' making these stories a joy to read and and other stories book, and, ohhh, the quality of English writing.

they ought to make students read this to see how it's done/5().

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'McAuslan in the Rough', a collection of seven short stories, recounts tales of service in a Scottish Highland regiment after WW II in North Africa and later back home awaiting demobilization. The narrator is a young subaltern by the name of Dand MacNeill who has the dread luck to suffer McAuslan's presence in his platoon.

'McAuslan in the Rough', the second volume of George MacDonald Fraser’s stories featuring “Old Private Piltdown” (as the court-material defence called him), includes such episodes as the desert mystery of Fort Yarhuna, the Great Regimental Quiz, the search for a deserter in a native town threatened by epidemic, McAuslan in love, and his finest and funniest hour – as a caddy to that Reviews:   The author of the famous Flashman Papers and the Private McAuslan stories, George MacDonald Fraser worked on newspapers in Britain and Canada.

In addition to his novels he also wrote numerous screenplays, most notably The Three Musketeers, The Four Musketeers, and the James Bond film, Octopussy.

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£ & FREE Delivery. Used: Very Good Some quite funny an is a composite of many that one would have and other stories book in the a Scottish regiment in WW2, George MacDonald Fraser is able to Reviews: The series consists of three volumes, each named after a story within: The General Danced at Dawn, McAuslan in the Rough, and The Sheikh and the omnibus edition exists called The Complete McAuslan.

This series provides examples of: Achievements in Ignorance: considering how badly McAuslan fails at well, everything, his successes are all the more amazing. McAuslan in the rough, and other stories Hardcover – January 1, by George MacDonald Fraser (Author) › Visit Amazon's George MacDonald Fraser Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. /5(2). George MacDonald Fraser's hilarious stories of the most disastrous soldier in the British Army are collected together for the first time in one volume.

Private McAuslan, J., the Dirtiest Soldier in the World (alias the Tartan Caliban, or the Highland Division's answer to the Pekin Man) first demonstrated his unfitness for service in The General Danced at Dawn/5(2).

McAuslan in the Rough, the second volume of George MacDonald Fraser's stories featuring "Old Private Piltdown" (as the court-martial defence called him), includes such episodes as the desert mystery of Fort Yarhuna, the Great Regimental Quiz, the search for a deserter in a native town threatened by epidemic, McAuslan in love, and his finest and funniest hour - as a caddy to that /5(23).

A semi-fictional (as in, just enough has been changed to avoid libel) pseudo-memoir of life in a post-World War Two Highland regiment. While titled for McAuslan, the "Dirtiest Soldier in the World," a number of the stories either don't involve McAuslan at all, or only in minor, tangential ways (though his presence throughout the book certainly makes itself known)/5(51).

The book was followed by two other collections of the same series: McAuslan in the Rough and The Sheikh and the Dustbin. In the epilogue to The Sheikh and the Dustbin, Fraser identified the unnamed battalion and its Colonel, and revealed that the characters and events in the stories were based on real soldiers and incidents.

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Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fraser, George MacDonald, McAuslan in the rough, and other stories. London: Barrie and. The stories were originally published in three volumes, but are now more commonly available as a complete set.

(Note: the original collections were The General Danced at Dawn, McAuslan in the Rough, and The Sheikh and the Dustbin.) The stories were originally published as fiction, inspired by Fraser’s experiences as a post-war officer.

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Buy McAuslan in the Rough First Edition by Fraser, George MacDonald (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. From humorist George MacDonald Fraser comes the funniest stories of an inept soldier, Private McAuslan, now collected in a single volume.

The most disastrous soldier to ever serve in the British Army, Private McAuslan, J., the dirtiest soldier in the world (alias the tartan Caliban, or the Highland Division's answer to the Peking man), first demonstrated his unfitness for service in "The.

Includes such episodes as the desert mystery of Fort Yarhuna, the Great Regimental Quiz, the search for a deserter in a native town threatened by epidemic, McAuslan in love, and his finest and funniest hour – as a caddy to that rugged Caledonian eminence, the Regimental Sergeant -Major, in a golf game whose importance, makes the Open.

The McAuslan book series by George MacDonald Fraser includes books The Complete McAuslan, The General Danced at Dawn, McAuslan in the Rough, and several more. See the complete McAuslan series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

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$ Free shipping. See all 6. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to. The author of the famous ‘Flashman Papers’ and the ‘Private McAuslan’ stories, George MacDonald Fraser has worked on newspapers in Britain and Canada. In addition to his novels he has also written numeous films, most notably ‘The Three Musketeers’, ‘The Four Musketeers’, and the.

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I think this is pretty cool. On the outside bottom of the book there is. Private McAuslan, J., the Dirtiest Soldier in the Word (alias the Tartan Caliban, or the Highland Division’s answer to the Pekin Man) first demonstrated his unfitness for service in The General Danced at Dawn.

He continued his disorderly advance, losing, soiling or destroying his equipment, through the pages of McAuslan in the s: McAuslan Series 3 primary works • 4 total works Fraser's fictionalized account of adventures in the post-World War II British army, featuring McAuslan, the World's Dirtiest Soldier.There was another collection of Dand McNeill stories, McAuslan in the Rough (), then Flashman in the Great Game () and Flashman's Lady ().

He was hired to rewrite Crossed Swords () and Force 10 from Navarone (). The latter was directed by Guy Hamilton who arranged for Fraser to do some work on the script for Superman ().