Originally Posted by cassidym
If you liked Otley Victorious, I expect you'd like the Flashman series by George MacDonald Fraser. Fraser borrowed the character, Harry Flashman, from the book Tom Brown's School Days and puts him in the British Army in the Victorian era. Like Otley, he is a reluctant spy and gets up to hilarious adventures. Also, these are VERY accurate historical fiction.
cassidym, two years ago for Christmas my sister gave me the Flashman book about the military adventure in Abyssinia. I would rate it very highly except that it was loaded with pornographic episodes. Too bad.