Sharpe's Fortress : Richard Sharpe and the Siege of Gawilghur. December 1803
December, 1803 and Richard Sharpe is now an officer. As Wellesley's army tries to end the Mahratta war, an act of treachery by Sharpe's old enemy, Sergeant Hakeswill puts him in terrible danger. He must regain his confidence and his treasures, the jewels of the Tippoo Sultan which have been... show more
December, 1803 and Richard Sharpe is now an officer. As Wellesley's army tries to end the Mahratta war, an act of treachery by Sharpe's old enemy, Sergeant Hakeswill puts him in terrible danger. He must regain his confidence and his treasures, the jewels of the Tippoo Sultan which have been stolen from him. Sharpe's search for the thieves takes him to Gawilghur, a seemingly impregnable fortress. Inside is the renegade William Dodd, confident that no redcoat can reach him. In the horror of Gawilghur's ravine, Sharpe will fight as he has never fought before.
źródło opisu: Harper Collins, 2007
źródło okładki: http://www.bernardcornwell.net/
Publish date: 2007 (data przybliżona)
Publisher: Harper Collins
Pages no: 370
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, 19th Century
Series: Sharpe (#3)
Series: Sharpe #3 This installment describes the taking of the so far unbeaten fortress of Gawilghur by Wellington’s army. Sharpe is a newly made ensign in a new company and having a hard time of it because he doesn’t feel like he fits in anywhere. The description of how the fortress was defeated ...
A Masterfully Executed 5 Stars Random Ramblings After being disappointed by the previous book in the series, Sharpe's Fortress does not leave you wanting. While it's predecessor fails to provide sufficient detail of a famous battle, this novels lets you live the pain, drama and excitement of wh...
Another enjoyable book from Bernard Cornwell. I like how Sharpe finally gets some vindication in this book, and I can say that without giving anything away. The book was rather short, and at some point I would like a bit more character building with Sharpe and his personal thoughts, but that is a ...
workaday mp3Third in the Indian sequence. I do like the way that Cornwell acknowledges that fictional heroes claim other people's thunder.