Tag Archives: Sharpe’s Series

Waterloo

Waterloo© 1990 Bernard Cornwell378 pages Although Napoleon Bonaparte came from Corsican royalty, his upbringing evidently lacked manners, else he would know it is most uncouth to interrupt a ball with a massive invasion. After years of brutal fighting in Portugal … Continue reading

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Sharpe’s Christmas

Sharpe’s Christmas© 2003 Bernard Cornwell104 pages Sharpe’s Christmas collects two stories which do the seemingly impossible, in honoring the Christmas spirit while simultaneously being action-adventure tales starring Richard Sharpe. Sharpe doesn’t lend himself easily to Christmas stories; he is not … Continue reading

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Sharpe’s Revenge

Sharpe’s Revenge © 1989 Bernard Cornwell Englishmen in Toulouse, Prussians in Paris — there are foreigners everywhere, and for Napoleon the war is over. Not for Sharpe, though, not by a long shot. His old enemy Pierre Ducos has seen … Continue reading

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Sharpe’s Siege

Sharpe’s Siege© 1987 Bernard Cornwell352 pages                Napoleon may not realize it, but his wars are lost. The English have achieved total naval supremacy,  and are free to raid the coasts of the imperial hexagon at their leisure. Richard Sharpe, … Continue reading

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Sharpe’s Regiment

Sharpe’s Regiment©  1986 Bernard Cornwell416 pages The year is 1813, and the Allied army stands upon the Pyrenees awaiting the invasion of France and victory. Napoleon’s empire is shrinking: he once stood as master of Europe, but Wellington’s army and … Continue reading

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Sharpe’s Honour

Sharpe’s Honour© 1985 Bernard Cornwell320 pages In Sharpe’s Enemy, Richard Sharpe vanquished one foe only to create another, this time the subtle French intelligence officer Pierre Ducos. Ducos is an enemy both to England and Sharpe, for with one plan … Continue reading

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Sharpe’s Enemy

Sharpe’s Enemy: Richard Sharpe and the Defense of Portugal, Christmas 1812© 1984 Bernard Cornwell351 pages It’s Christmastime, but winter quarters don’t exist for Richard Sharpe,  our tall, scar-faced soldier-turned-officer with flint in his eyes. Deserters from the Spanish, Portuguese, British, and … Continue reading

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Sharpe’s Sword

Sharpe’s Sword© 1983 Bernard Cornwell319 pages The year is 1812, and the Napoleonic wars are broadening. After retreating to Portugal, the British army is once again on the move, now pushing into Spain to confront Napoleon’s armies in Salamanca. As … Continue reading

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Sharpe’s Company

Sharpe’s Company© 1982 Bernard Cornwell280 pages Spring 1812. After wintering behind its protective battle lines, the British army is ready to begin driving Monsieur Bonaparte out of Spain — but first, there’s a great big fortress at Badajoz to capture. … Continue reading

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Sharpe’s Battle

Sharpe’s Battle© 1995 Bernard Cornwell304 pages “You did what, Sharpe? A duel? Don’t you know dueling is illegal in the army?”“I never said anything about a duel, General. I just offered to beat the hell out of him right here … Continue reading

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