Sharpe's Triumph: The Battle of Assaye, September 1803 by Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe's Triumph: The Battle of Assaye, September 1803

byBernard Cornwell

Paperback | October 23, 2012

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From New York Times bestselling author Cornwell Bernard, now available in paperback—in this second installment of the Sharpe’s Rifles series-now available in chronological order with gorgeous packaging for a new generation of readers-bestselling historical novelist Bernard Cornwell chronicles Richard Sharpe’s battle against a British traitor and a native mercenary army.

"The greatest writer of historical adventures today."
Washington Post

Critically acclaimed, perennial New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell (Agincourt, The Fort, the Saxon Tales) makes real history come alive in his breathtaking historical fiction. Praised as "the direct heir to Patrick O'Brian" (Agincourt, The Fort), Cornwell has brilliantly captured the fury, chaos, and excitement of battle as few writers have ever done—perhaps most vividly in his phenomenally popular novels following the illustrious military career of British Army officer Richard Sharpe during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. In Sharpe's Triumph, Sharpe's hunt for a traitorous renegade British officer leads the courageous young sergeant straight into the fires and madness of India's Battle of Assaye in September 1803. Perhaps the San Francisco Chronicle said it best: "If only all history lessons could be as vibrant."

About The Author

Bernard Cornwell is the author of the acclaimedNew York Timesbestsellers1356andAgincourt; the bestselling Saxon Tales, which includeThe Last Kingdom,The Pale Horseman,Lords of the North,Sword Song,The Burning Land,Death of Kings,The Pagan Lord, and, most recently,The Empty Throne; and the Richard Sharpe novels, among many others.

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Title:Sharpe's Triumph: The Battle of Assaye, September 1803Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:October 23, 2012Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0060951974

ISBN - 13:9780060951979

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"A riveting story of betrayal and revenge that showcases a blend of suspenseful military adventures and sweeping historical detail." (Morning Star Wilmington (NC))