Sharpe's Devil: Napoleon and South America, 1820-1821 by Bernard CornwellSharpe's Devil: Napoleon and South America, 1820-1821 by Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe's Devil: Napoleon and South America, 1820-1821

byBernard Cornwell

Paperback | March 19, 2013

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From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, another exciting adventure in the world-renowned Sharpe series, chronicling the rise of Richard Sharpe, a Private in His Majesty’s Army at the siege of Seringapatam.

Five years after the Battle of Waterloo, Sharpe’s peaceful retirement in Normandy is shattered. An old friend, Don Blas Vivar, is missing in Chile, reported dead at rebel hands – a report his wife refuses to believe. She appeals to Sharpe to find out the truth.

Sharpe, along with Patrick Harper, find themselves bound for Chile via St. Helena, where they have a fateful meeting with the fallen Emperor Napoleon. Convinced that they are on their way to collect a corpse, neither man can imagine that dangers that await them in Chile…

An honored veteran of the Napolenic Wars, Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe is drawn into a deadly battle, both on land and on the high seas. The year is 1820, and military hero Richard Sharpe has quietly passed the years since the Battle of Waterloo as a farmer. Suddenly, his peaceful retirement is disturbed when he and the intrepid Patrick Ha...
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Title:Sharpe's Devil: Napoleon and South America, 1820-1821Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.76 inPublished:March 19, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060932295

ISBN - 13:9780060932299

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Bernard Cornwell’s best-selling , literary historical adventures featuring the inimitable Richard Sharpe appeal to a broad range of readers. Both Tom Clancy and Patrick O’Brien’s fans can appreciate the action-packed plots and attention to detail in Cornwell’s popular series. Sharpe’s Devil: Richard Sharpe and the Emperor, 1820-1821 follows Sharpe as he and Patrick Harper journey to Chile to find an old friend who’s disappeared. Yet, the pair isn’t really on an innocent mission. Unbeknownst to them, the gift Napoleon Bonaparte urges them to take to South America turns out to cause more havoc than the boisterous Sharpe himself has ever experienced!

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“With a plot up to its neck in blood and guts, this is adventure naked and unashamed.”