After the cowardly incompetence of two officers besmirches their name, Captain Richard Sharpe must redeem the regiment by capturing the most valued prize in the French Army—a golden Imperial Eagle, the standard touched by the hand of Napoleon himself.
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Bernard Cornwell's Richard Sharpe series takes its hero to the battle of Waterloo--and beyond. Several novels are the basis of a television miniseries. He was born in London and lives in Chatham, Massachusetts.Review:
"A masterful blend of fiction and historical detail."—Newsday
"A totally convincing picture of warfare, of hand-to-hand, sword-to-sword, bayonet-to-bayonet fighting."—Cleveland Plain Dealer
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Book Description Fontana, 1981. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0006164552