Sharpe's Tiger: The Siege of Seringapatam, 1799 by Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe's Tiger: The Siege of Seringapatam, 1799 by Bernard Cornwell

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The prequel to the series, describing Sharpe,s experiences in India.

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The prequel to the series, describing Sharpe,s experiences in India. When a senior British officer is captured by the Tippoo of Mysore,s forces, Sharpe is offered a chance to attempt a rescue, which in turn offers an escape from the tyrannical Sergeant Obadiah Hakeswill. But in fleeing Hakeswill, Sharpe enters the exotic and dangerous world of the Tippoo. An adventure that will require all of his wits just to stay alive, let alone save the British army from catastrophe. 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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SKU GOR001222919
Title Sharpe's Tiger: The Siege of Seringapatam, 1799
Author By (author) Bernard Cornwell
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 1997
Number of Pages 400
ISBN 10 0002250101
ISBN 13 9780002250108
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: 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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The prequel to the series, describing Sharpe,s experiences in India. When a senior British officer is captured by the Tippoo of Mysore,s forces, Sharpe is offered a chance to attempt a rescue, which in turn offers an escape from the tyrannical Sergeant Obadiah Hakeswill. But in fleeing Hakeswill, Sharpe enters the exotic and dangerous world of the Tippoo. An adventure that will require all of his wits just to stay alive, let alone save the British army from catastrophe. 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.
Additional Information

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SKU GOR001222919
Title Sharpe's Tiger: The Siege of Seringapatam, 1799
Author By (author) Bernard Cornwell
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 1997
Number of Pages 400
ISBN 10 0002250101
ISBN 13 9780002250108
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: 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.
Ex Library No

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