Major Sharpe and his men were in mortal danger - but for once the threat did not come from the French. The Battalion's ranks were seriously depleted and the supply of recruits from England seemed to have dried up. Richard Sharpe though, is determined not to allow his regiment to die.
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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. MartinAbout the Author:
Bernard Cornwell was born in London, raised in Essex and now lives in the USA. In addition to the Sharpe series, he is the author of the Arthurian series, the Warlord Chronicles; the Starbuck Chronicles on the American Civil War; Stonehenge; Gallows Thief; the Grail Quest series; and his new series, set during the reign of King Alfred. His latest novel is Azincourt.
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Book Description Collins, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11000221430X