Sharpe's Rifles (#1) (Google eBook)

Front Cover
Penguin, Feb 1, 2001 - Fiction - 304 pages
16 Reviews
Bernard Cornwell's action-packed series that captures the gritty texture of Napoleonic warfare--now beautifully repackagedIt's 1809, and Napoleon's army is sweeping across Spain. Lieutenant Richard Sharpe is newly in command of the demoralized, distrustful men of the 95th Rifles. He must lead them to safety--and the only way of escape is a treacherous trek through the enemy-infested mountains of Spain.


  

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
6
4 stars
5
3 stars
4
2 stars
0
1 star
1

Review: Sharpe's Rifles (Sharpe #6)

User Review  - Heatherhh - Goodreads

These books were recommended to me as a Horatio Hornblower fan, but I found myself very underwhelmed. I found the characterization of all the characters to be quite shallow, and that does include ... Read full review

Review: Sharpe's Rifles (Sharpe #6)

User Review  - John Connolly - Goodreads

Bernard Cornwell was one of the first writers ever to say anything nice about me in print, and we entered into a brief correspondence – and an exchange of books – which I really should resurrect, if ... Read full review

Contents

PROLOGUE
CHAPTER 1
CHAPTER 2
CHAPTER 3
CHAPTER 4
CHAPTER 5
CHAPTER 6
CHAPTER 7
CHAPTER 11
CHAPTER 12
CHAPTER 13
CHAPTER 14
CHAPTER 15
CHAPTER 16
CHAPTER 17
CHAPTER 18

CHAPTER 8
CHAPTER 9
CHAPTER 10
HISTORICAL NOTE
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2001)

Bernard Cornwell's Richard Sharpe series takes its hero to the battle of Waterloo--and beyond. Several novels are the basis of a television miniseries. He was born in London and lives in Chatham, Massachusetts.

Bibliographic information