NABOKV-L post 0008993, Sat, 6 Dec 2003 10:50:32 -0800

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From: <tom@discobolus.co.za>
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> Dear Don and List,
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> Anthony Hope's charming villain who has a sequel to himself, and whose
name
> Charles Nicol can't remember, is Rupert of Hentzau. What I can't remember
> is the title of George McDonald Fraser's second Flashman novel, where
> "Flashy" behaves like the quintessential cad he is (impersonation of
> monarch, defloration of princess) during an intrigue in
Schleswig-Holstein.
> When the caper is concluded, the drunken Flashy inspires "Zenda" by
> confiding in "some scribbler feller -- think his name was Hope."
>
> Regards,
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> Tom (Rymour)