Sharpe's Eagle: The Talavera Campaign, July 1809 (The Sharpe Series, Book 8) by Bernard CornwellSharpe's Eagle: The Talavera Campaign, July 1809 (The Sharpe Series, Book 8) by Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe's Eagle: The Talavera Campaign, July 1809 (The Sharpe Series, Book 8)

byBernard Cornwell

Paperback | October 17, 2011

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The newly promoted Captain Richard Sharpe clashes with an incompetent colonel, leads his men in the battle of Talavera and earns himself a dangerous enemy.As Sharpe leads his men in to battle, he knows he must fight for the honour of the regiment and his future career.Soldier, hero, rogue - Sharpe is the man you always want on your side. Born in poverty, he joined the army to escape jail and climbed the ranks by sheer brutal courage. He knows no other family than the regiment of the 95th Rifles whose green jacket he proudly wears.
Bernard Cornwell was born in London, raised in Essex, and now lives mainly in the USA with his wife. In addition to the hugely successful Sharpe novels, Bernard Cornwell is the author of the Starbuck Chronicles, the Warlord trilogy, the Grail Quest series, the Alfred series and standalone battle books Azincourt and The Fort.
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Title:Sharpe's Eagle: The Talavera Campaign, July 1809 (The Sharpe Series, Book 8)Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pagesPublished:October 17, 2011Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it I love the novels of Richard Sharpe. Stories during the Napoleonic Wars in Portugal, Spain , and France. read the stories of Richard Sharpe and his meteoric rise through the ranks as he fights the French and British villainy in the early 19th century.
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'Sharpe and his creator are national treasures.' Sunday Telegraph'Bernard Cornwell is a literary miracle. Year after year, hail, rain, snow, war and political upheavals fail to prevent him from producing the most entertaining and readable historical novels of his generation.' Daily Mail'Cornwell's narration is quite masterly and supremely well-researched.' Observer'The best battle scenes of any writer I've ever read, past or present. Cornwell really makes history come alive.' George R.R. Martin