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Sharpe's enemy : Richard Sharpe and the defense of Portugal, Christmas 1812

Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1812, after just being promoted to Major, Richard Sharpe and his company is deployed to the Spanish-Portuguese boarder in an attempt to disband a multinational band of deserters, led by his longtime nemesis Obadiah Hakeswill. Planning to outsmart the renegades by taking their position on Christmas Eve, Sharpe is about to be confronted with the fact that he is surrounded by several French battalions.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Military history
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0670639400 9780670639403
OCLC Number: 9829565
Description: 351 pages : map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Bernard Cornwell.

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In 1812, after just being promoted to Major, Richard Sharpe and his company is deployed to the Spanish-Portuguese boarder in an attempt to disband a multinational band of deserters, led by his longtime nemesis Obadiah Hakeswill. Planning to outsmart the renegades by taking their position on Christmas Eve, Sharpe is about to be confronted with the fact that he is surrounded by several French battalions.

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