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Sharpe's Devil By Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe's Devil

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Taking Richard Sharpe to St Helena and Chile, this is an adventure story in the classic tradition.

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Sharpe's Devil: Napoleon and South America, 1820-1821 (The Sharpe Series, Book 21) by Bernard Cornwell

Taking Richard Sharpe to St Helena and Chile, this is an adventure story in the classic tradition. Five years after the Battle of Waterloo, Sharpe,s peaceful retirement in Normandy is shattered. An old friend, Don Blas Vivar, is missing in Chile, reported dead at rebel hands - a report his wife refuses to believe. She appeals to Sharpe to find out the truth. So it is that reluctant Sharpe, along with Patrick Harper, find themselves bound for Chile via St. Helena, where they have a fateful meeting with the fallen Emperor Napoleon. Convinced that they are on their way to collect a corpse, neither man can imagine that dangers that await them in Chile...Soldier, hero, rogue - Sharpe is the man you always want on your side. Born in poverty, he joined the army to escape jail and climbed the ranks by sheer brutal courage. He knows no other family than the regiment of the 95th Rifles whose green jacket he proudly wears.

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'Sharpe and his creator are national treasures.' Sunday Telegraph 'Bernard Cornwell is a literary miracle. Year after year, hail, rain, snow, war and political upheavals fail to prevent him from producing the most entertaining and readable historical novels of his generation.' Daily Mail 'Cornwell's narration is quite masterly and supremely well-researched.' Observer 'The best battle scenes of any writer I,ve ever read, past or present. Cornwell really makes history come alive., George R.R. Martin

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

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GOR001293344
Sharpe's Devil: Napoleon and South America, 1820-1821 (The Sharpe Series, Book 21) by Bernard Cornwell
Bernard Cornwell
The Sharpe Series
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2006-08-28
320
0007235178
9780007235179
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