Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had a great talent for creating memorable characters. The hero of The Adventures of Brigadier Gerard is one of his most ingenious inventions, brought to life, here, with wicked humour by Rupert Degas. Preposterously vain and ...
yet endearing, Brigadier Gerard makes for a tremendously fun companion as he relives the adventures of his military career fighting in the Napoleonic campaigns. Crediting himself with unparalleled military prowess and irresistible powers of seduction, Gerard goes as far as to suggest that his absence from the Battle of Waterloo was the reason for Napoleon's defeat! The Adventures of Brigadier Gerard includes the best-known and funniest Brigadier Gerard story, How The Brigadier Slew The Fox. Brigadier Gerard is one of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most brilliant characters. Read in a glorious French accent by audiobook award-winner Rupert Degas. A collection of entertaining short stories which bring to life the Napoleonic wars - from the French side! The first volume of stories, The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard, was released in 2010.