Sharpe’s Fury: Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Barrosa, March 1811 :: Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe’s Fury: Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Barrosa, March 1811 :: Bernard Cornwell soon to be presented for sale on the sparkling BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2006, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Frontispiece map;

From the cover: In the winter of 1811 the war seems lost. All Spain has fallen to the French, except for Cadiz, now the Spanish capital and under siege.

Wellington and his British army are in Portugal, waiting for spring to spark the war to life again. Richard Sharpe and his company are part of a small expeditionary force sent to break a bridge across the River Guadiana. What begins as a brilliant piece of soldiering turns into disaster, thanks to the brutal savagery of the French Colonel Vandal who is leading his battalion to join the siege of Cadiz. Sharpe extricates a handful of m…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Leans slightly, a decent copy otherwise.

Navy Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 407 pages. 9½” x 6¼”.

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