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Sharpe's Eagle By Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe's Eagle by Bernard Cornwell

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Summary

The newly promoted Captain Richard Sharpe clashes with an incompetent colonel, leads his men in the battle of Talavera and earns himself a dangerous enemy.

Sharpe's Eagle Summary

Sharpe's Eagle: The Talavera Campaign, July 1809 (The Sharpe Series, Book 8) by Bernard Cornwell

The newly promoted Captain Richard Sharpe clashes with an incompetent colonel, leads his men in the battle of Talavera and earns himself a dangerous enemy.

As Sharpe leads his men in to battle, he knows he must fight for the honour of the regiment and his future career.

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.

Sharpe's Eagle Reviews

'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 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.

Additional information

GOR003359712
Sharpe's Eagle: The Talavera Campaign, July 1809 (The Sharpe Series, Book 8) by Bernard Cornwell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2011-09-15
336
0007425899
9780007425891
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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