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The author of the famous 'Flashman Papers' and the 'Private McAuslan' stories, George MacDonald Fraser has 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'. George Macdonald Fraser died in January 2008 at the age of 82.
The Steel Bonnets is a 1971 historical non-fiction book by George MacDonald Fraser about the Border Reivers. It concentrates mainly on the 16th century, and seeks to de-glamourise the period in some ways.[