George Fraser

The author of the famous Flashman Papers and the Private McAuslan stories, George MacDonald Fraser worked on newspapers in Britain and Canada. In addition to his novels he has also written numerous films, most notably The Three Musketeers, The Four Musketeers, and the James Bond film, Octopussy. He is also the author of Quartered Safe Out Here about his World War II service in Burma and The Steel Bonnets about the Anglo-Scottish wars. He passed away in 2008.