Sharpe's Escape

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Bernard Cornwell's ever-growing magnum opus consists of his books featuring the doughty soldier Richard Shape and Sharpe's Escape is the 20th title.

The year is 1810, and the British Army is struggling against the confident French who are assailing Portugal once again. As British soldiers cross into Spain, they find a hunger-ridden depleted land. In the middle of the chaos is Captain of the Light Company, Richard Sharpe, who has found a new nemesis in Ferragus, a duplicitous Portuguese man well-connected with the French invaders. However, the battle between the two men takes a more dangerous turn, when Sharpe, no longer with his regiment, takes some unorthodox routes to prosecute his personal battle. With only his ex-colleague, the reliable Sergeant Harper and a Portuguese ally, Jorge Vicente, to help confront myriad enemies, the Sharpe/Ferragus duel is fought through the ruined streets of Coimbra and on to Lisbon, as Wellington mounts a coup de grace against the French. Forward lean.
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Bernard Cornwell's ever-growing magnum opus consists of his books featuring the doughty soldier Richard Shape and Sharpe's Escape is the 20th title.

The year is 1810, and the British Army is struggling against the confident French who are assailing Portugal once again. As British soldiers cross into Spain, they find a hunger-ridden depleted land. In the middle of the chaos is Captain of the Light Company, Richard Sharpe, who has found a new nemesis in Ferragus, a duplicitous Portuguese man well-connected with the French invaders. However, the battle between the two men takes a more dangerous turn, when Sharpe, no longer with his regiment, takes some unorthodox routes to prosecute his personal battle. With only his ex-colleague, the reliable Sergeant Harper and a Portuguese ally, Jorge Vicente, to help confront myriad enemies, the Sharpe/Ferragus duel is fought through the ruined streets of Coimbra and on to Lisbon, as Wellington mounts a coup de grace against the French. Forward lean.
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AuthorBernard Cornwell
PublisherHarperCollins
PlaceLondon
Year2004-11-01
ISBN9780007894536
BindingPaperback
ConditionFair
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