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

Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This novel concerns a band of deserters who hold Lady Farthingale (wife of Sharpe's superior) and other women hostage along the Spanish-Portuguese border during the winter of 1812. Frederick Davidson performs superbly. The hardness and hauteur of his syllable-precise delivery render well the rigid hierarchies and varied personalities of military life.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Military history
War stories
Named Person: Richard Sharpe, (Fictitious character); Richard Sharpe, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0140104305 9780140104301
OCLC Number: 15428849
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1984.
Description: 351 pages : map ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Bernard Cornwell.

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This novel concerns a band of deserters who hold Lady Farthingale (wife of Sharpe's superior) and other women hostage along the Spanish-Portuguese border during the winter of 1812. Frederick Davidson performs superbly. The hardness and hauteur of his syllable-precise delivery render well the rigid hierarchies and varied personalities of military life.

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