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George MacDonald Fraser

George MacDonald Fraser, born 1926 in Carlisle, England, is a writer of Scottish descent. He writes both historical novels and non-fiction books.

He worked as a journalist and served in the British army in World War II. He also wrote several screenplays. He received an O.B.E in 1999.

He is most famous for the Flashman series. This is a series of historical novels purportedly written by the fictional character, Harry Flashman, himself (who was originally created by Thomas Hughes in his book Tom Brown's School Days). The books are presented as "packets" of memoirs written by the nonegarian Flashman, looking back on his days as a hero of the British army. For the books published in this series, see Flashman.

His other books include:

He wrote the screenplays for: