Sharpe's Company

Sharpe's Company

Richard Sharpe and the Siege of Badajoz, January to April 1812

Book - 1982
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Looming on the border of Portugal and Spain is the Fortress of Badajoz. It represents the last chance of the French to keep Wellington out of Spain, and Richard Sharpe must lead the assault to save his wife and daughter. Third in a series taking Sharpe all the way to Waterloo.
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1982
ISBN: 9780670639427
0670639427
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: 280 p. : maps ; 24 cm

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Oct 05, 2010

It is the Spring of 1812. The fortification that is Badajoz, heavily defended by monstrous fortifications and a huge French-Spanish army, lies astride the Spanish Portuguese border must be taken by the English if they are to have a chance to defeat the emperor's forces in Iberia. Sharpe, stripped of his rank, must go through the breach to redeem himself and to regain his Captaincy.
As usual in a Cornwell novel, the action is hot and furious and in the grand finale, each page virtually drips with blood and gore --- this is indeed, vintage Bernard Cornwell..

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