Sharpe's Battle (Sharpe, #12)
Publish date: July 9th 1996
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
Battle is right in the title and battle is all up in the joint! In this episode Rifleman Richard Sharpe finds himself with Wellington's army trying to maintain a foothold in Spain and in danger of being pushed back into Portugal or even right out of Europe by Napoleon's forces. In a series started i...
Sharpe is a captain who has come up through the ranks and is now attached to the" green jackets," riflemen attached to the Light Division. Reviewers have lauded Cornwell's realistic portrayal of the period. I am in no position to judge, but it certainly seems real enough. The characters are well-dev...