The year is 1810, and as rain sweeps the Peninsula, ruin stares the Allied armies in the face. Napoleon's troops are poised to strike. Wellington is desperate for money to pay his armies and, acting on a gambler's impulse, he sends Captain Sharpe on a mission to recover abandoned gold.
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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
The third of the Sharpe series in the Peninsular, in chronological order.
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Book Description Harper Collins, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Blue boards with Gilt titles to the spine. Dustjacket is not price clipped. Clean pages. 1996 reprint. Bookseller Inventory # 5416
Book Description Harper Collins, 1992. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Black boards with Gilt titles to the spine. Dustjacket is price clipped. Clean pages. 1992 reprint. Bookseller Inventory # 5021
Book Description Collins, UK, 1989. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Unclipped. First Thus.. Very good clean tight book; no inscriptions etc. Jacket is very good, clean, bright, unclipped. Originally published in 1981, this is a re-issue of the author's second Sharpe novel. It follows tha actual events of the summer of 1810 which culminated in the appalling carnage of Almeida. The successor to 'Sharpe's Eagle' in which Sharpe and Patrick Harper faced a mighty French field army. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 013183
Book Description Collins, London, 1981. Hard Cover, 8vo, First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good. Very clean interior. Dust Jacket Condition: Good . Not Clipped. Bookseller Inventory # 0232514
Book Description Collins, London, 1981. Book Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Lacks front endpaper, half-title is loose, otherwise tight and almost square. Moderate markings and wear. Dust jacket is unclipped, part faded at the spine, well protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 012751
Book Description Collins, London, 1981. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Moderate markings and wear, tilted, tight bindings. Dust jacket is price unclipped, stickers at lower spine, protected in a clear plastic cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 008463
Book Description Collins, U.K., 1981. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Hardcover. D/J in clear removable protective wrapper is yellow with soldiers of the 95th Rifles on the front. Green cloth boards have a very slight lean at the spine. Embossed former owner's library stamp and embossed address on title page. A few tiny dark spots on top and foredge. Bookseller Inventory # 10036
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited, Scarborough, ON, Canada, 1981. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket Condition: Good to Very Good. A very good dark green hardcover in a very good dust jacket. Spine tilt; no ffep, ex-library. 1st edition. Bookseller Inventory # 2AD2557
Book Description Dec 01, 1981. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. First edition. Collins, 1981. Hardback with price-clipped dustjacket. Tight and clean. Touch of shelf wear (Slight sunning to spine, touch of spotting to edge of page block, touch of edge wear), otherwise no marks or damage with sharp board corners and crisp DJ. VG/VG. Bookseller Inventory # 0930PBG4VC4