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Sharpe's rifles : Richard Sharpe and the French invasion of Galicia, January 1809

Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: New York, NY, USA : Viking, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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In the bitter winter of 1809, the French are winning the war in Spain. Britain's forces are retreating, being hotly pursued by Napoleon's troops. Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and his detachment of riflemen, have been cut off, and are being pursued by an Irishman called Patrick Harper. Sharpe finds an ally in a Spanish cavalry officer, Blas Vivar, and companionship in an English refugee, Louisa Parker.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Military history
War stories
Named Person: Richard Sharpe, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0670822221 9780670822225
OCLC Number: 17548425
Description: 304 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Bernard Cornwell.

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In the bitter winter of 1809, the French are winning the war in Spain. Britain's forces are retreating, being hotly pursued by Napoleon's troops. Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and his detachment of riflemen, have been cut off, and are being pursued by an Irishman called Patrick Harper. Sharpe finds an ally in a Spanish cavalry officer, Blas Vivar, and companionship in an English refugee, Louisa Parker.

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