It was a hard winter. For Richard Sharpe it was the worst he could remember. He had lost his command to a wealthy man - a man with money to buy the promotion Sharpe coveted. And from England comes his oldest enemy - the ruthless, indestructible Hakeswill - utterly determined to ruin Sharpe.
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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 mainly in the USA with his wife. In addition to the hugely successful Sharpe novels, Bernard Cornwell is the author of the Starbuck Chronicles, the Warlord trilogy, the Grail Quest series, the Alfred series and standalone battle books Azincourt and The Fort.
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Book Description Collins, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. A Good Read ships from Toronto and Niagara Falls, NY - customers outside of North America please allow two to three weeks for delivery. Signed by author on title page. Ex-library copy with faint discard stamp on title page - mostly erased. Other library stamp on back of title page. Bfep has been removed. Clipped d/j, some wrinkles on edges. ; 8.58 X 5.43 X 1.42 inches; 280 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 93639
Book Description Collins, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Green boards with gilt titles to the spine. First print. 1st edition. Dustjacket is not clipped and just has a bit of fade to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # 5400
Book Description Collins, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Good/Good 1st edition 1994 Collins hardback, unclipped DJ with lovely jacket illustration. A little edge and corner wear to DJ with small tears to DJ spine ends, spine ends bumped and corners of boards rubbed and pushed, some spotting to top edge of pages and previous price written to top corner of fly-leaf, else tight and unmarked. No spotting or staining to insides of dust-jacket, scarce first edition. More by this author available Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; ISBN: 0002221314. ISBN/EAN: 9780002221313. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 061413. Bookseller Inventory # 061413
Book Description Collins, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 280 pages (complete). A RARE First Edition of the third Sharpe story. This was the book that propelled Cornwell into the publishing stratosphere of bestselling authors. It is the book that the author considers as being his benchmark title. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj is in good, neat condition. The boards are handsome and sure. Within, the contents are near immaculate. They are tight, assured, very clean and clear, confident and certain - almost as new! fk. Bookseller Inventory # bcrv
Book Description Collins, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. the jacket is a little shelf rubbed. it is bright and untorn and not price-clipped. there is a very faint crease. the book has a previous owner's gift inscription on the front end page. the binding is excellent. Bookseller Inventory # 39eh
Book Description Collins, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine Dust Jacket. First Uk Edition. With the Words First published 1982. First uk edition. the dust jacket is not price clipped, price on the jacket is in pounds. The boards are clean, nearly as new condition. no remainder mark.Large Heavy Books May Need More Payment For Overseas Delivery. Bookseller Inventory # 25172
Book Description Collins, London, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. True first UK edition. One of the scarcer "Sharpe" novels! A NEAR FINE book ( pages slightly browning, as is usual) in FINE ( price-clipped) jacket. Bookseller Inventory # JD3892
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited, Scarborough, ON, Canada, 1982. Hardcover. Book 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. Bookseller Inventory # 025208
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, London, 1982. Cloth Green. Book Condition: Fine to Very Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine in Mylar Cover. First Edition First Printing. Price clipped and re-priced with a Collins sticker. Book is tight. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Trade Book. Bookseller Inventory # 6560