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Sharpe's battle : Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro, May 1811

Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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The adventures during the Napoleonic Wars of Captain Richard Sharpe, a British officer who rose from the ranks. While in Spain he orders the execution of two French soldiers for rape, earning thereby the enmity of a nasty French general. By the author of Sharpe's Devil.
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Genre/Form: War fiction
Historical fiction
War stories
Fiction
Military history
Named Person: Richard Sharpe, (Fictitious character); Richard Sharpe, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0060176776 9780060176778 9780007452958 0007452950 0613370414 9780613370417 9780006473244 0006473245
OCLC Number: 32201905
Description: 304 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Bernard Cornwell.

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'What makes these books such a successful formula is the blend of action, well-researched historical setting, colourful characterization and a juicy sub-plot' The Times

 
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