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<p>Best known as the author of the famous <em>Flashman Papers</em>, George MacDonald Fraser (1925-2008) served in both the Border Regiment in Burma during the war and in the Gordon Highlanders. After the war he worked on newspapers in Britain and Canada, and became deputy editor of the <em>Glasgow Herald</em>. In addition to his novels and works of non-fiction, he wrote numerous screenplays, most notably <em>The Three Musketeers, Royal Flash</em> and the James Bond film, <em>Octopussy</em>, and worked on scripts including <em>Force 10 from Navarone</em> and <em>Superman II</em>.</p>

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