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Sharpe's Triumph - Bernard Cornwell
Sharpe's Triumph
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This is an alternate cover edition for ISBN 0006510302/9780006510307.Meet Richard Sharpe, a great British hero. India, 1803. Sergeant Richard Sharpe is hunting a treacherous Englishman who has joined the Mahratta Confederation. Deep in enemy territory he faces temptations more subtle than he... show more
This is an alternate cover edition for ISBN 0006510302/9780006510307.Meet Richard Sharpe, a great British hero. India, 1803. Sergeant Richard Sharpe is hunting a treacherous Englishman who has joined the Mahratta Confederation. Deep in enemy territory he faces temptations more subtle than he could ever dream, and stalking him comes his worst enemy, Sergeant Obediah Hakeswill. The paths of treachery all lead to the small village of Assaye where Sir Arthur Wellesley's tiny British army faces the Mahratta horde. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wellesley decides to fight, and Sharpe is plunged into the white heat of a battle that will make his reputation, if he can only survive.
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Format: paperback
Publisher: Harper
Pages no: 382
Edition language: English
Series: Sharpe Books 8 (#2)
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Sarah's Library
Sarah's Library rated it
3.5 Sharpe's Triumph (Sharpe, #2) by Bernard Cornwell
1/2 - That rating is really 3.5 as I didn't enjoy the battle nearly as much as the one in Sharpe's Tiger. In fact I found it quite tedious and ended up skipping a number of pages that concerned the placements of Wellesley's troops (not highly exciting, as I couldn't imagine any of it in my mind). ...
AmySea
AmySea rated it
Oh, thank heaven I'm done with this book! This thing just dragged on, and I was terribly diappointed in it because I enjoyed Sharpe's Tiger so much! I really felt like everything in this book was so uneven. First of all, the plot was meandering, as though the author was unsure of where he wanted ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0
Chronologically this is the 2nd Sharpe and centres around the Battle of Assaye 23 September 1803Unabridged, and read by William Gaminara.
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