Napoleonic Literature
Sharpe's Rifles Series (Fiction)

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An indepth interview of the author of the Sharp's series.



This is the newest addition to the Sharp's series:

Sharp's Triumph
Bernard Cornwell/Hardcover/Published 1998, HarperCollins, New York.
Synopsis:  With the return of the brave English sergeant Richard Sharpe--here, to battle the mercenary forces of the Mahratta confederation in India in 1803--Bernard Cornwell claims his rightful place alongside Patrick O'Brian as a contemporary master of historical narrative.  Sharpe's Triumph is a riveting story of betrayal and revenge that showcases the deft blend of suspenseful military adventure and sweeping historical detail that has made each new installment of the Richard Sharpe series a number one bestseller in Great Britain and around the world.
    In the four years since he earned his sergeant's stripes at the bloody siege of Seringapatam, young Richard Sharpe has lead a peaceful existence.  But this relatively easy life meets with a brutal end when he is the sole survivor of a murderous attack at the hands of Major William Dodd, a cold-blooded English officer who has defected from the East India Company to join the mercenary forces of the Mahratta confederation.
    Sharpe rises from the killing field at Fort Chasalgaon vowing to avenge his dead comrades, even if it means pursuing the turncoat Dodd to the very ends of the continent.  It is a quest that takes him deep into the heart of enemy territory, where the accepted rules of engagement have been discarded, where ever-shifting loyalties create an environment of dangerous uncertainty, forcing Sharpe to guard against attacks from enemy and friend.
    The paths of treachery ultimately lead to the small village of Assaye, where Sharpe's company joins the army of Sir Arthur Wellesley--the future Duke of Wellington--to take on the Mahratta horde.  Outnumbered and outgunned, Wellesley bravely seizes an unexpected geographical advantage and charges into the white heat of a battle that will make
his reputation.  It is a bloody confrontation that will make Sharpe's name, too--but first he must survive the carnage and live to tell the tale of what will be remembered as one of the greatest battles of its century.


Sharpe's Battle (Sharpe Novels)
Bernard Cornwell / Paperback / Published 1996
Synopsis:  In the Spring of 1811, one of the bitterest battles of the Peninsular War is about to commence. The hopes and hearts of the British are turned toward Spain, where victory will be won or lost. As Napoleon threatens to crush Britain in battle, Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe leads a ragtag army to exact a personal revenge. Map included.
 



Sharpe's Battle
Sean Bean / VHS Tape / Published 1996

Sharpe's Battle
Bernard Cornwell / Audio Cassette / Published 1996


Sharpe's Collection #1 (Includes: Rifles, Eagles, Company, Enemy) [BOX SET] [COLOR]
Sean Bean / VHS Tape / Published 1995

Sharpe's Collection #2 (Includes: Honor, Gold, Battle, Sword) [BOX SET] [COLOR]
Sean Bean / VHS Tape / Published 1996


Sharpe's Collection #3 (Includes: Sharpe's Regiment , Sharpe's Siege, Sharpe's Mission) [BOX SET] [COLOR] Sean Bean / VHS Tape / Published 1997


Sharpe's Collection #4 (Sharpe's Revenge, Sharpe's Justice, and Sharpe's Waterloo) [BOX SET] [COLOR]
Sean Bean / VHS Tape / Published 1997


Sharpe's Company : The Siege of Badajoz
Bernard Cornwell / Paperback / Published 1994
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Sharpe's Company
Sean Bean / VHS Tape / Published 1995


Sharpe's Company
Bernard Cornwell, William Gaminara (Narrator) / Audio Cassette / Published 1994


Sharpe's Company
Bernard Cornwell, Frederick Davidson (Narrator) / Audio Cassette / Published 1995

Sharpe's Devil : Richard Sharpe and the Emperor, 1820-1821
Bernard Cornwell / Mass Market Paperback / Published 1995

Synopsis:  Lt. Colonel Richard Sharpe returns in this suspenseful high-seas adventure. The Waterloo veteran is enjoying farm life in Normandy when the desperate plea of a countess propels him to go find a missing man half a world away.
 
 


Sharpe's Devil
Bernard Cornwell / Hardcover / Published 1994


Sharpe's Eagle : Richard Sharpe and the Talavera Campaign July 1809
Bernard Cornwell / Paperback / Published 1993

Synopsis:  In the second of Bernard Cornwell's Sharpe novels, Richard Sharpe finds himself in Spain, still in the fight against the French and still commanding his cherished green jacketed Riflemen. Sharpe is not a happy man, though. With his home regiment, the 95th Rifles, back in England, Sharpe has no way to either resupply his threadbare men or to gain his next promotion.
 


Sharpe's Eagle

Bernard Cornwell, Frederick Davidson / Audio Cassette / Published 1995

Sharpe's Eagle
Paperback / Published 1993


Sharpe's Eagle
Bernard Cornwell / Hardcover / Published 1991

Sharpe's Eagle (Large Print)
Bernard Cornwell / Hardcover / Published 1983

Sharpe's Eagles

Sean Bean / VHS Tape / Published 1996
Note:  I believe this title should be SHARPE'S EAGLE

Sharpe's Enemy
Bernard Cornwell / Paperback / Published 1995

Synopsis:  Only one man stands between Napoleon's Army and a British defeat--fortunately, that man is Major Richard Sharpe. With an arsenal of secret weapons, Sharpe and his force must hold their ground at all costs.
 
 


Sharpe's Enemy
Bernard Cornwell / Paperback / Published 1994


Sharpe's Enemy
Sean Bean / VHS Tape / Published 1996


Sharpe's Enemy
Bernard Cornwell, Frederick Davidson (Narrator) / Audio Cassette / Published 1996

Sharpe's Enemy
Bernard Cornwell, William Gaminara (Narrator) / Audio Cassette / Published 1995


Sharpe's Gold : Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810
Bernard Cornwell / Paperback / Published 1994

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Sharpe's Gold
Bernard Cornwell, William Gaminara / Hardcover / Published 1990


Sharpe's Gold
Sean Bean / VHS Tape / Published 1997


Sharpe's Gold
Bernard Cornwell, Frederick Davidson (Narrator) / Audio Cassette / Published 1995


Sharpe's Gold/Audio Cassettes
Hardcover / Published 1990


Sharpe's Honor : Richard Sharpe and the Vitoria Campaign, February to June 1813
Bernard Cornwell / Paperback / Published 1995

Sharpe's Honour
Sean Bean / VHS Tape / Published 1996

Sharpe's Honor
Bernard Cornwell, Frederick Davidson (Narrator) / Audio Cassette / Published 1996


Sharpe's Honour (8 Cassettes)
Bernard Cornwell, William Gaminara / Audio Cassette / Published 1995


Sharpe's Regiment : Richard Sharpe and the Invasion of France, June to November 1813
Bernard Cornwell / Paperback / Published 1994

Synopsis:  Major Sharpe finds himself in Spain in June 1913 without promised reinforcements, which have mysteriously disappeared. He journeys to England, Sergeant Harper by his side, to find out what became of them.
 
 


Sharpe's Regiment
Bernard Cornwell / Audio Cassette / Published 1996


Sharpe's Revenge : Richard Sharpe and the Peace of 1814
Bernard Cornwell / Paperback / Published 1994

Synopsis:  It is 1814 and the defeat of Napoleon seems imminent. But before Richard Sharpe can lay down his sword, he must fight a different sort of war. Accused of stealing Napoleon's personal treasures, Sharpe embarks on the battle of his life, armed with only an unflinching resolve to protect his honor and to inflict devastating revenge. Bernard Cornwell's tenth Sharpe novel.
 


Sharpe's Revenge
Bernard Cornwell / Audio Cassette / Published 1996

Sharpe's Rifles : Richard Sharpe and the French Invasion of Galicia, January 1809
Bernard Cornwell / Paperback / Published 1993

Synopsis:  A story of a battle against impossible odds and victory snatched from defeat is the smashing prequel to the action-packed Richard Sharpe adventure series.
 
 
 


Sharpe's Siege : Richard Sharpe and the Winter Campaign, 1814
Bernard Cornwell / Paperback / Published 1994


Sharpe's Siege
Bernard Cornwell / Audio Cassette / Published 1996


Sharpe's Siege (Chivers Audio Books Series)
Bernard Cornwell / Audio Cassette / Published 1991


Sharpe's Sword : Richard Sharpe and the Salamanca Campaign June and July, 1812
Bernard Cornwell / Paperback / Published 1994
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Sharpe's Sword
Sean Bean / VHS Tape / Published 1996


Sharpe's Sword
Bernard Cornwell, Frederick Davidson (Narrator) / Audio Cassette / Published 1995


Sharpe's Tiger
Bernard Cornwell / Mass Market Paperback / Published 1997

Synopsis:  Richard Sharpe is once again marching in step with the Light Company of George III's army, this time in India, going into battle against the Tipoo Sultan. It's hot as hades, the new sergeant is a sadist who wants to drum Sharpe out of the brigade, and both of them have their roving eyes on the beautiful half-Indian widow of the late and admired Colonel Bickerstaff.
 


Waterloo : Sharpe's Final Adventure Campaign
Bernard Cornwell / Paperback / Published 1991

Synopsis:  Bernard Corwell, author of Sharpe's Company, Sharpe's Seige, and Sharpe's Revenge, continues the saga of Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe in this, his final adventure. Just as he comes face-to-face with his estranged wife and her lover at a grand society ball, news comes that the British-Prussian link is under attack. In the Battle of Waterloo, Sharpe once again plays a pivotal role in the outcome of a great British triumph.
 


Sharpe's Waterloo/Audio Cassettes
Hardcover / Published 1992


Sharpe's Waterloo/Audio Cassettes (G K Hall Audio Series)
Bernard Cornwall / Hardcover / Published 1992


Sharpe's Rifle/Magic Moment'S/2 Pack/1 Bfs 98579/95034
Vvbfs 94008 / VHS Tape / Published 1994


Sharpe's Rifles 2-Pack

2 Bfs 98579 / VHS Tape / Published 1994

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