Daily Mail confuses Rudyard Kipling with George MacDonald Fraser

Here (thanks JD):

Rudyard Kipling, renowned for his brilliant books celebrating marital glory at the height of the British Empire, was also left a broken man when John – a chronically short sighted teenager – was cut down in the mud and rain of northern France.

So perhaps not really. I suppose Kipling might now want to alter the penultimate stanza to include providing cheap copy for the Daily Quail.

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Flashman (6): Flashman may refer to: Flashman, a character in the 1857 novel Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes Flashman, the first in a series of novels by George MacDonald Fraser The Flashman Papers, the series of novels Harry Flashman, the principal character in those novels, based on the character in Hughes' 1857 novel Flashman, a 1967 Italian film Choushinsei Flashman, a Japanese television series. An enemy in the video game Mega Man 2 Flashman, a British group formed by Gerald Watkiss, Nick Walpole and Chris Hudman.

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George MacDonald Fraser (2): George MacDonald Fraser OBE FRSL was a Scottish author who wrote historical novels, non-fiction books and several screenplays.

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