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Beau Geste - Community Reviews back

by P.C. Wren
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Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it 4 years ago
As I understand it, this is one of those archetypical books of an earlier era in which noble, privileged Englishmen ran off to the French Foreign Legion so as to confront adventure and romance. They're all so honest, upright and noble, never noticing for a moment that they're hideously racist and ar...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 6 years ago
bookshelves: adventure, african-continent, classic, filthy-lucre, fraudio, france, play-dramatisation, war, afr-tunisia Read in October, 2009 ** spoiler alert ** 31/10/2009 - Now for the Marty Feldman film!----------Beau Geste (Classic Serial) 04-10-2009 - 11-10-2009Beau Geste is PC Wren's classi...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 10 years ago
31/10/2009 - Now for the Marty Feldman film!----------Beau Geste (Classic Serial) 04-10-2009 - 11-10-2009 Beau Geste is PC Wren's classic story of honour, love and adventure. The Geste brothers run away from England, home and romance to join the French Foreign Legion, following the mysterious disapp...
Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it 48 years ago
When people talk about running away and joining the Foreign Legion, they're probably referring to this book, even if they don't know they are. Stirring British Empire stiff-upper-lip stuff. There is a fantastic scene near the end which I often think of.
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