Captain Sharpe’s task is to recover from a feared guerilla leader the gold Wellington so desperately needs. The enemy he faces strikes terror into the hearts of all around –a renegade guerilla band whose leader has a particular loathing for Sharpe who has stolen his woman.
Captain Sharpe’s task is to recover from a feared guerilla leader the gold Wellington so desperately needs. 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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Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810. Great book, great read, Bernard Cornwells series of Sharpe books are well worth reading even if you have seen the series, which to be fair doesnt do the books justice. All though Sean Bean was the only man for the job at the end of the day. by davilande311 Sep, 2019.
Bernard Cornwell is, in my opinion the best historical author currently working in the world . As with all the Sharpe books I thoroughly enjoy the story, and the action
Bernard Cornwell is, in my opinion the best historical author currently working in the world of narrative fiction; based upon real-life historical events. He pulls no punches in respect to the often extremely violent reality of life during the wide ranging periods of human history he has covered. As with all the Sharpe books I thoroughly enjoy the story, and the action. I have read many of Bernard Cornwell's books and can say without a doubt that he is my favourite author.
Richard Sharpe and the. Destruction of Almeida, August 1810. The last Spanish armies had gone, butchered into the history books, and all that was left was the fortress harbour of Cadiz and the peasants who fought the guerrilla, the 'little war'. They fought with Spanish knives and British guns, with ambush and terror, till the French troops loathed and feared the Spanish people. But the little war was not the war, and that, everyone said, was lost.
Captain Sharpe’s task is to recover from a feared guerilla leader the gold . 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. Sharpe’s Gold: The Destruction of Almeida, August 1810 (The Sharpe Series, Book 9) المجلد 9 من The Sharpe Series.
Written by Bernard Cornwell, narrated by Rupert Farley. Sharpe's Tiger: The Siege of Seringapatam, 1799 (The Sharpe Series, Book 1). By: Bernard Cornwell. Narrated by: Rupert Farley. Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins.
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Bold, professional and determined, Richard Sharpe embarks on a desperate mission. He must recover the treasure, vital to the success of the war, now hidden behind enemy lines. The gold is in the possession of a powerful guerrilla leader, feared by ally and enemy alike. And he has no love for Sharpe, the man who has stolen his woman. But Sharpe’s fiercest battles lie with the British officers, ignorant of his deadly secret and mistrustful of his ruthless methods.
Penguin Books, 1987 - 250 sayfa. Cornwell's Sharpe series, adventure stories about a British soldier set in the Peninsula War of 1808-1814, are built on the author's interest in the Duke of Wellington's army. A year after the victory at Talavera, Wellington's army, outnumbered and out of money, is on the verge of collapse. Titles include Sharpe's Rifles, Sharpe's Revenge, Sharpe's Siege, Sharpe's Regiment, and Sharpe's Waterloo. He has also written other works including Wildtrack, Killer's Wake, Sea Lord, Stormchild, Rebel, Copperhead, and Battle Flag.