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The Resource 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

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Sharpe's fury : Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Barrosa, March 1811
Title
Sharpe's fury
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Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Barrosa, March 1811
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Bernard Cornwell
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eng
Summary
In the winter of 1811 the war seemed lost. All Spain has fallen to the French, except for Cadiz which is now the Spanish capital and is 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 men from the debacle and is driven south into the threatened city. There, in Cadiz, he discovers more than one enemy. Many Spaniards doubt Britain's motives and believe their future would be brighter if they made peace with the French, and one of them. A baleful priest, secures a powerful weapon to break the British alliance. He will use a beautiful whore and the letters she received from a wealthy man
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Cornwell, Bernard
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  • Barrosa, Battle of (Spain : 1811)
  • Napoleonic Conquest of Spain (1808-1813)
  • Napoleonic Wars (1800-1815)
  • Sharpe, Richard (Fictitious character)
  • Barrosa, Battle of, Spain, 1811
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
  • Sharpe, Richard (Fictitious character)
  • Great Britain
  • Spain
  • Barrosa (Cádiz, Spain)
  • Great Britain
  • Spain
  • Spain
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Sharpe's fury : Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Barrosa, March 1811, Bernard Cornwell
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ocm71204734
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
337 p.
Isbn
9780060530488
Lccn
2006049898
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Label
Sharpe's fury : Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Barrosa, March 1811, Bernard Cornwell
Publication
Control code
ocm71204734
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
337 p.
Isbn
9780060530488
Lccn
2006049898
Other physical details
maps

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