In this first in the epic series, Captain Richard Sharpe, bold, professional, and ruthless, prepares to lead his men against the armies of Napoleon in what will be the bloodiest battle of the war. Sharpe has earned his captaincy, but there are others who have bought their commissions despite their incompetence. After their cowardly loss of the regiment's colors, their resentment toward the upstart Sharpe turns to treachery, and Sharpe must battle his way through sword fights and bloody warfare to redeem the honor of his regiment.
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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.Review:
"A hero in the mold of James Bond." -- Philadelphia Inquirer
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Descrizione libro Harpercollins Publishers, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 304 pages. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria zk0007276249
Descrizione libro UK General Books, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. This item is printed on demand. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0007276249