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DOYLE, A.C.: Exploits of Brigadier Gerard (The) (Unabridged)

With a horse between his thighs and a weapon in his grip, the dashing Brigadier Etienne Gerard, Colonel of the Hussars of Conflans, gallops through the Napoleonic campaigns on secret missions for his beloved Emperor and his country. He encounters danger and hair-breadth escapes but never loses his bravado, his eye for a pretty girl, his boastfulness or his enormous vanity. Gerard is Conan Doyle’s most lovable character. At times hilarious, at times touching, these stories are amongst Conan Doyle’s most popular.



Disc 1

  The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player How the Brigadier Came to the Castle of Gloom 00:04:53
2.   Play with flash player You must know, then, that in the February of 1807… 00:04:58
3.   Play with flash player It was a bleak season to ride through the poorest… 00:05:53
4.   Play with flash player For my own part I was endeavouring… 00:05:16
5.   Play with flash player 'I can explain it all in a few words,' said he. 00:05:18
6.   Play with flash player The track which led to the Castle wound through… 00:04:59
7.   Play with flash player 'Well, my brave boys,' he hiccoughed. 00:05:14
8.   Play with flash player For a moment we could not realize it. 00:05:56
9.   Play with flash player There had been a low sound at our little window… 00:05:50
10.   Play with flash player There was no time for us to pause. 00:04:08
11.   Play with flash player It was only afterwards that I had time to think… 00:04:13
12.   Play with flash player How the Brigadier Slew the Brothers of Ajaccio 00:05:05
13.   Play with flash player And all the time our little man, with his pale face… 00:05:26
14.   Play with flash player 'This is Monsieur Etienne Gerard…' 00:05:14
15.   Play with flash player 'That will do. You can go,' said the Emperor… 00:03:03
16.   Play with flash player 'I have need of your services, Monsieur Gerard,' said he. 00:03:26


Disc 2

  The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player My faith, I was right glad to get out of the room. 00:04:36
2.   Play with flash player The Emperor had told me not to think… 00:05:04
3.   Play with flash player We walked for rather more than a mile… 00:04:19
4.   Play with flash player Ah, how I blessed the wisdom which had caused… 00:04:46
5.   Play with flash player I believe that, if he had stood in silence… 00:04:49
6.   Play with flash player 'Ah, Monsieur Gerard,' said he… 00:04:28
7.   Play with flash player How the Brigadier Held the King 00:04:04
8.   Play with flash player 'Halloa, comrade!' said I, as he came up to me. 00:05:04
9.   Play with flash player 'Well, we had been rolling and creaking on our way…' 00:05:08
10.   Play with flash player I cannot tell you how frantic their rage was… 00:04:35
11.   Play with flash player As the injured man still supported upon the barrel… 00:04:56
12.   Play with flash player 'You sleek hound!' I cried. 00:05:10
13.   Play with flash player It was not a very cheering sight for me… 00:04:16
14.   Play with flash player 'If you will have the kindness to loosen these cords,' I answered… 00:05:27
15.   Play with flash player 'Fight for your skin, froggy,' said he. 00:05:19
16.   Play with flash player 'In another mile we shall be up with the outposts,' said he. 00:05:31


Disc 3

  The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player The first game I won right off, though I must confess… 00:03:29
2.   Play with flash player Three men were standing quite close to us… 00:03:32
3.   Play with flash player How the King Held the Brigadier 00:05:45
4.   Play with flash player We officers, however, lived in a separate wing… 00:04:07
5.   Play with flash player There was a single window in our cell… 00:04:57
6.   Play with flash player Then another very important matter was the choice… 00:05:08
7.   Play with flash player But a minute passed and yet another, with no sound… 00:05:17
8.   Play with flash player But very soon I found that there was no cottage there. 00:04:51
9.   Play with flash player And now I set myself to the task of putting as broad… 00:04:47
10.   Play with flash player My pockets were filled with bread which I had saved… 00:05:17
11.   Play with flash player 'Blow my dickey,' said he, 'give it a name, guv'nor!' 00:04:41
12.   Play with flash player 'My friends,' said I, sitting up on my bed… 00:03:58
13.   Play with flash player It was good advice, I thought, and I ran to the door… 00:03:39
14.   Play with flash player How the Brigadier Took the Field Against the Marshal Millefleurs 00:05:40
15.   Play with flash player 'For which it is high time he was hanged,' said I… 00:04:59
16.   Play with flash player 'There are English across the valley, Colonel,' he cried… 00:03:56
17.   Play with flash player There are two things in this world that I am very slow to forget… 00:04:42


Disc 4

  The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player And so, instead of fighting, we wheeled our half squadrons… 00:04:55
2.   Play with flash player We bore two days' rations in our haversacks… 00:05:37
3.   Play with flash player 'There is only one thing that I would ask,' said he. 00:05:59
4.   Play with flash player It may have been about two o'clock in the morning… 00:04:43
5.   Play with flash player So we were left together, this murderous renegade and I… 00:04:15
6.   Play with flash player 'Luck always comes to the aid of a fool,' he answered… 00:05:26
7.   Play with flash player 'We have thirty - seven English dragoons in our hands,' said he. 00:05:26
8.   Play with flash player How the Brigadier Played for a Kingdom 00:04:33
9.   Play with flash player It is interesting, but it is also fatiguing… 00:05:13
10.   Play with flash player While these thoughts were passing through my head… 00:04:30
11.   Play with flash player I had reined up the mare and was looking at him… 00:05:05
12.   Play with flash player It was a mad ride, that – a ride with a loose rein… 00:04:23
13.   Play with flash player How she blossomed out in my presence, this woman… 00:05:15
14.   Play with flash player But one thing was certain – all this affair of the fracas… 00:05:12
15.   Play with flash player 'You brazen it admirably,' said I. 00:05:45


Disc 5

  The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player You would have been proud of me, my friends… 00:04:50
2.   Play with flash player 'By Heaven, Korner, this is rank mutiny,' cried the captain. 00:03:15
3.   Play with flash player 'But you took them, none the less.' 00:02:53
4.   Play with flash player How the Brigadier Won His Medal 00:04:52
5.   Play with flash player I am a rough soldier, but I have words and ideas. 00:05:06
6.   Play with flash player When I heard that Blucher had been there for two days… 00:05:05
7.   Play with flash player All this flashed on me as if by instinct, you understand. 00:04:58
8.   Play with flash player Who should be at the head of the troop but old Bouvet… 00:05:30
9.   Play with flash player Old Bouvet was waiting in the passage when I entered… 00:04:56
10.   Play with flash player I have said that at the further end of the cellar… 00:05:24
11.   Play with flash player 'Should I then take the uniform off' 00:04:59
12.   Play with flash player One or two officers spoke to me with an air of authority… 00:05:32
13.   Play with flash player Well, the road was clear, and about three o'clock… 00:04:28
14.   Play with flash player 'What the deuce are you doing here' he shouted. 00:03:42


Disc 6

  The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player How the Brigadier Was Tempted by the Devil 00:03:47
2.   Play with flash player He had a suite of rooms at the end of the gallery… 00:05:34
3.   Play with flash player I was so moved by my own words and by the fine position… 00:04:52
4.   Play with flash player 'And yet it was in the cause of France,' returned the Emperor. 00:04:38
5.   Play with flash player 'In the first place, I will tell you what these papers are.' 00:05:27
6.   Play with flash player 'We are the three officers of the Emperor, madame,' said I… 00:05:48
7.   Play with flash player 'There they are!' cried Despienne… 00:04:34
8.   Play with flash player But it was the papers - always the papers - of which I thought. 00:04:38
9.   Play with flash player 'Tut,' said the Emperor. 'We have got the poor pawn…' 00:04:40
10.   Play with flash player 'May we all die as gallantly,' said the Emperor, as he rose… 00:04:34
11.   Play with flash player In this way the Emperor and I - even after years it sends a flush. 00:05:32

Total Playing Time: 07:11:00






Author(s):
Doyle, Arthur Conan

Reader(s):
Degas, Rupert

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA738512

Barcode: 9781843793854

Release Date: 2010

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