This text is a guide to the historical and military background to the characters and events of the Sharpe novels.
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Colonel Mark Adkin was commissioned into the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment and served with it and the Royal Anglian Regiment in Germany, Malaya, Mauritius and Aden. On leaving the British Army he joined the Overseas Civil Service. As a contract officer with the Barbados Defence Force, participated in the US invasion of Grenada. He now lives in Bedford, writes military books and is the Honorary Deputy Colonel TA for Bedfordshire.Review:
Praise for Bernard Cornwell's Sharpe novels: 'Sharpe is a great creation' Daily Mirror 'Consistently exciting ... these are wonderful novels' Stephen King 'Pure, cliff-hanging tension ... impressive narrative power backed by confident research.' The Citizen 'What makes these books such a successful formula is the blend of action, well-researched historical setting, colourful characterization and a juicy sub-plot' The Times
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110002558173
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0002558173
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0002558173 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0000553