The Adventures Of Brigadier Gerard

By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, read by Simon Russell Beale and abridged in five parts by Elizabeth Bradbury.

The adventures of Conan Doyle's lesser-known hero, cavalryman Etienne Gerard.

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01The Medal Of Brigadier Gerard20000703

By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, read by Simon Russell Beale and abridged in five parts by Elizabeth Bradbury.

The adventures of Conan Doyle's lesser-known hero, cavalryman Etienne Gerard.The Brigadier embarks on an important and mysterious mission on behalf of the Emperor Napoleon himself.

02How The Brigadier Held The King20000704

Etienne Gerard is stranded in Spain, injured in battle.

Can he make his way back to his regiment without falling into the hands of the fearsome Spanish guerrilla, El Cuchillo - or worse, the ENGLISH army?

03How The King Held The Brigadier20000705

Gerard is held prisoner in Dartmoor, but he plans a daring escape.

However, he has not reckoned on meeting the BRISTOL Bustler.

04The Crime Of The Brigadier20000706

Gerard infiltrates the Duke of Wellington's camp.

He finds himself caught up in the thrill of the hunt, with consequences to offend every decent ENGLISHman's sense of honour.

05 LASTHow Etienne Gerard Said Goodbye To His Master20000707

Gerard joins the unlikely crew of the Black Swan, with grizzled Captain Fourneau, on a voyage to St Helena.

Will the brigadier succeed in his final mission - to restore the Emperor to the people of FRANCE?