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A reader in Texas: “Andrew & John—’Flashman on the March’ is due out

April 2005 in the U.S.

“It is set during the Abyssinia campaign in Africa in 1868.

“Should be great reading. I believe both of you have read some previous

Flashman books.”

“Some previous”? Read ‘em all. And “Quartered Safe Out Here,” too — got

that in both book AND talking book form (the latter thanks to a generous

reader).

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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