An adventure novel set in Napoleonic France, where Richard Sharpe finds himself leading a small force of riflemen in support of an ambitious and inept naval Captain's schemes. From the author of SHARPE'S BATTLE and BATTLE FLAG.
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Bernard Cornwell's Richard Sharpe series takes its hero to the battle of Waterloo--and beyond. Several novels are the basis of a television miniseries. He was born in London and lives in Chatham, Massachusetts.Review:
'Sharpe and his creator are national treasures.' Sunday Telegraph 'Bernard Cornwell is a literary miracle. Year after year, hail, rain, snow, war and political upheavals fail to prevent him from producing the most entertaining and readable historical novels of his generation.' Daily Mail 'Cornwell's narration is quite masterly and supremely well-researched.' Observer 'The best battle scenes of any writer I've ever read, past or present. Cornwell really makes history come alive.' George R.R. Martin
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110002214318
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 2214318