This carefully crafted ebook: "Collected Works of P. C. WREN: 4 Novels & Stories from the Foreign Legion" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Percival Christopher Wren (1875-1941) was an English writer, mostly of adventure fiction. His novels and short stories mostly deal with colonial soldiering in Africa. While his fictional accounts of life in the pre-1914 Foreign Legion are highly romanticized, his details of Legion uniforms, training, equipment and barrack room layout are generally accurate, which has led to suggestions that Wren himself served with the legion. Table of Contents: The Novels SNAKE AND SWORD THE WAGES OF VIRTUE DRIFTWOOD SPARS CUPID IN AFRICA (The Baking of Bertram in Love and War) Short Stories STEPSONS OF FRANCE Ten little Legionaries À la Ninon de L'Enclos An Officer and—a Liar The Dead Hand The Gift The Deserter Five Minutes "Here are Ladies" The MacSnorrt "Belzébuth" The Quest "Vengeance is Mine..." Sermons in Stones Moonshine The Coward of the Legion Mahdev Rao The Merry Liars
P. C. Wren
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I had read Beau Geste at school and in the library they had Beau Ideal also but I refrained from reading it as I wanted to track down a copy of Beau Sabreur to read first in case they were in sequence. After all these years when I saw the collected works on Kindle contained all three I bought it and read all three. a great pleasure. I still have the rest of the collected works on my iPad to return to. My only complaint was the quality of the scanning PC Wren would not have made those errors.
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The rest was a bonus that I haven't gotten around to reading yet.
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