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The Adventures Of Gerard

By: A. Canan Doyle
Published By: Double9 Books
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Jerzy Skolimowski's 1970 British-Italian-Swiss comedy-adventure The Adventures of Gerard features Peter McEnery, Claudia Cardinale, Eli Wallach, and Jack Hawkins. It was based on Arthur Conan Doyle's 1896 collection The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard. During the Napoleonic Wars, vain and arrogant French brigadier Etienne Gerard served. He plans to demonstrate why he is the greatest soldier and lover to have ever lived. A collection of eight short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, Adventures of Gerard (The Adventures of Gerard in some versions) was first released on September 22, 1903, by George Newnes Ltd. From August 1902 through May 1903, these short pieces were first published in The Strand Magazine. The book is organized into parts that cover various periods of his life as a soldier serving under Napoleon, as well as his individual achievements and the romance that swept him off his feet in between. Some of the stories show bloody encounters with his foes and how he managed to flee those encounters, as is typical of combat stories. Even if the woman he encountered along the road is from their enemy, there were tender moments.

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A. Canan Doyle

Doyle is also known as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle" or "Conan Doyle", suggesting that "Conan" is the part of the title of his compound name. He got baptized in St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh. After baptism, he got the name "Arthur Ignatius Conan" and "Doyle" as his last name. Many other names like Michael Conan were regarded as his godfather. The indexes of the British Library and the Library of Congress treat "Doyle" alone as his last name. Doyle was born on 22 May 1859 at 11 Picardy Place, Edinburgh, Scotland. His father, Charles Altamont Doyle, settled in England, of Irish Catholic plummet, and his mother, Mary (née Foley), was Irish Catholic. His parents got married in 1855. In 1864, the family dissipated due to Charles' developing liquor addiction, and the children were briefly housed across Edinburgh. Arthur stayed with Mary Burton, the aunt of a companion, at Liberton Bank House on Gilmer ton Road and continued studying at Newington Academy. Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan was a British essayist and doctor. He was the man behind the creation of the famous fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes in 1887 for 'A Study in Scarlet'. He had written four books and 56 brief tales about Holmes and Dr. Watson. The Sherlock Holmes stories are achievements in the field of thriller fiction.Doyle was a famous essayist. Other than Holmes stories, his works include fantasy and sci-fi anecdotes about Professor Challenger and hilarious tales about the Napoleonic fighter Brigadier Gerard, as well as plays.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 169 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357276343
  • ISBN-13: 9789357276344
  • Item Weight: 202.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 9.66 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Action & Adventure