The first book in Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling series on the American Civil War.
It is summer 1861. The armies of North and South stand on the brink of America’s civil war.
Nathanial Starbuck, jilted by his girl and estranged from his family, arrives in the capital of the Confederate South, where he enlists in an elite regiment being raised by rich, eccentric Washington Faulconer.
Pledged to the Faulconer Legion, Starbuck becomes a northern boy fighting for the southern cause. But nothing can prepare him for the shocking violence to follow in the war which broke America in two.
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‘His series of Sharpe novels earned him almost every accolade possible. This is even better’ DAILY MAILFrom the Back Cover:
In the summer of 1861 the armies of North and South stood on the brink of America’s civil war, 'Rebel' tells how a northern boy, Nathaniel Starbuck, came to be fighting for the southern cause.
Jilted by his girl and estranged from his family, Starbuck arrives in Richmond, Virginia, capital of the Confederate South. He is rescued by the rich and eccentric Washington Faulconer, who is raising his own elite regiment to fight against the Yankees. Starbuck enlists in the Faulconer Legion, even though it could mean fighting against his own people.
Others face similar dilemmas, but soon all confusion will be resolved by the shocking violence of the war which broke America in two.
'Rebel' marks the beginning of a magnificent new series from the best-selling creator of Richard Sharpe.
“A sure-fire best-seller”
“His series of Sharpe novels earned him almost every accolade possible from British newspapers. This is even better”
“What Cornwell really likes is battles…you will be duly rewarded with the smell of quality cordite rising from the pages”
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000089242
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006179207