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Sharpe's Rifles By Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe's Rifles by Bernard Cornwell

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Summary

Richard Sharpe and the French invasion of Galicia, January 1809.

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Sharpe's Rifles by Bernard Cornwell

Richard Sharpe and the French invasion of Galicia, January 1809. In the bitter winter of 1809 the French are winning the war in Spain and Britain's forces are retreating towards Corunna, with Napoleon's victorious armies in pursuit. Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and a detachment of Riflemen are cut off from the British army and surrounded by enemy troops. Their only hope of escape is to accept the help of an unlikely ally, a Spanish cavalry officer, Major Blas Vivar. Unknown to Sharpe, the Spaniard harbours a desperate and quixotic ambition which will lead to a suicidal assault on the holy city of Santiago de Compostela and a savage fight agains overwhelming French numbers. Sharpe's determination must be tested to its limit if victory is to be snatched from disaster. The Complete Sharpe Collection with a new introduction by the author

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'Consistently exciting! these are wonderful novels' Stephen King

About Bernard Cornwell

Bernard Cornwell worked for BBC TV for seven years, mostly as producer on the Nationwide programme, before taking charge of the current Affairs department in Northern Ireland. In 1978 he became editor of Thames Television's Thames at Six. Married to an American, he now lives in the United States.

Additional information

GOR000545119
9780006176978
0006176976
Sharpe's Rifles by Bernard Cornwell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1989-02-09
352
N/A
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