Black Ajax

Black Ajax is a historical novel by George MacDonald Fraser based on the career of Tom Molineaux.[1]

Black Ajax
AuthorGeorge MacDonald Fraser
CountryUnited Kingdom
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The father of Harry Flashman appears as a major character although the book is not part of the official Flashman series.[2]

As in those novels, several real life characters are depicted including:


  1. David Leafe, "The shameful story of how - 200 years ago this week - a bigoted mob cheated a freed slave out of the British heavyweight title", Daily Mail, 14 December 2010 accessed 23 November 2012
  2. MAX, I. B. (1997, Jun 21). The arts: A FAREWELL TO FLIPPANCY INTERVIEW george MacDonald fraser, flashman's chronicler, tells max davidson why he has written his first tragedy at 72. The Daily Telegraph Retrieved from
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