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The armies had retired to winter quarters - but it was not a peaceful time for Richard Sharpe and Sergeant Patrick Harper. For a French renegade and his drunken rabble of deserters had taken over the little town of Adrados. And they had taken hostages too.
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‘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
Bernard Cornwell worked for BBC TV for seven years, mostly as producer on the Nationwide programme, before taking charge of the Current Affairs department in Northern Ireland. In 1978 he became editor of Thames Television’s Thames at Six. Married to an American, he now lives in the United States.
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Book Description Collins, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 1st printing. 8.50£ publisher's price present on the dust jacket or book. Visually checked for defects and deviations -- Found: general edge-wear ~ page block mildly soiled ~ jacket rubbed and scratched on back panel. Seller Inventory # LC3600
Book Description Collins, 1984. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Black Boards with gilt lettering to spine. Clean pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped but the price has a pen mark on it. The jacket has some fade to the red lettering on the spine. Text block edge has a bit of age toning. 1st print. All pictures are of the actual book that is for sale. Seller Inventory # 9127
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Book Description Collins, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Black Boards with gilt lettering to spine. Clean pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped and just has slight fade to the red lettering on the spine. Text block edge has a bit of age toning. 1st print. All pictures are of the actual book that is for sale. Seller Inventory # 9126
Book Description Collins, London, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Tight and square, light foxing/browning in the edges and a faint touch in the endpapers, otherwise unmarked. The dust jacket is fully intact and bright, faint foxing on the flaps. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 018262
Book Description William Collins, London, 1984. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. First printing. Very Good Minus in a Very Good dust jacket. Unmarked. Spine has a forward lean. Mild browning to page margins. Page 30 has some faint soiling to the bottom third of page--text not affected. Jacket shows evidence of handling (mild crimping at edges), but is free of any chips or tears. Original £8.50 price intact on front flap. Seller Inventory # 39625
Book Description Collins, London, 1984. Hard Cover. Condition: F-. Dust Jacket Condition: F-. First Edition. F-/F-. 8vo. original charcoal boards gilt (paperstock a little tanned) in dustwrapper (edges a trifle rubbed, sunning to red pigment in spine titling); pp. 352 (last blank), with a map. A near fine copy. Flatsigned via label to verso half-title 'Bernard Cornwell'. The fifth novel in the series, but fifteenth chronologically. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 021063
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited, Scarborough, ON, Canada, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. We have been described as an entertaining bookshop trading in a variety of second hand books for nearly 40 years. We are very proud of our reputation and would invite you down to our warehouse where we have a vast selection of fiction and non fiction for you to look at. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR ANY INFORMATION YOU MAY REQUIRE ON THIS PARTICULAR BOOK OR ANY OTHER BOOKS. WE ARE HAPPY TO GIVE YOU AS MUCH INFORMATION AS YOU REQUIRE INCLUDING PHOTOGRAPS. Seller Inventory # 025207
Book Description Collins, London, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First UK Edition. first printing. Signed by the Author. Hardcover. Seller Inventory # 018527
Book Description Collins, 1984. 1st edition and VG+ book in a near fine dw. No marks and not price clipped. Only fault is the usual page edge darkening. Flat signed by the author on title page. Seller Inventory # 21883