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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:Brigadier Gerard

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The brigadier Etienne Gerard, a french hussard of the Napoleon army, is a recurrent character created by Arthur Conan Doyle appearing in 18 stories : 17 short stories and 1 novel (Uncle Bernac). They are a mix of historical and humoristic stories where the brigadier is conceited, pretending to be the best soldier and seducer of his country.

Published for the first time in the The Strand Magazine between december 1894 and september 1910, and collected in The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard in february 1896 and in Adventures of Gerard in september 1903.

Stories of the Gerard saga