The Sharpe Companion : The Early Years; A Historical and Military Guide to Bernard Cornwell's Sharpe Novels 1777-1808 (Paperback)

Author: Adkin, Mark

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A companion volume to Bernard Cornwells popular historical saga chronicling the exploits and adventures of Richard Sharpe focuses on the early years of the heros military career, beginning with his first campaign as a private at the siege of Seringapatam, and features a chapter on each novel, a glossary of characters, maps of each battle and skirmish, historical details, and illustrations. Original. 13,000 first printing. *Author: Adkin, Mark *Subtitle: The Early Years; A Historical and Military Guide to Bernard Cornwells Sharpe Novels 1777-1808 *Publication Date: 2005/05/01 *Number of Pages: 300 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 6.00 *Height: 9.00

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Publisher Harpercollins
Mfg Part# 9780060738143
SKU 39954628
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0060738146
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 1T
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Editors Note Named "the direct heir to Patrick O'Brian" by The Economist, Bernard Cornwell is the undisputed master of historical battle fi ction, and for more than twenty years, his Richard Sharpe series has thrilled millions of readers worldwide on both the page and on television.Now author Mark Adkin, a major in the British army, has created this indispensable guide covering Sharpe's early career, from his beginnings as an illiterate private fighting on the battlefields of India to his legendary command of the Light Company.A treasure not only for fans of the series but also for anyone interested innineteenth-century warfare, The Sharpe Companion includes:A chapter devoted to each Sharpe bookGlossary of characters, both real and fictionalIllustrations and photographsMaps of every battle and skirmishFull of fascinating historical details, thrilling contemporary accounts of actual battles, and impeccable research, The Sharpe Companion is a must for every student of military history and an essential addition to every Sharpe fan's library.
Editors Note 1 Named "the direct heir to Patrick O'Brian" by The Economist, Bernard Cornwell is the undisputed master of historical battle fi ction, and for more than twenty years, his Richard Sharpe series has thrilled millions of readers worldwide on both the page and on television. Now author Mark Adkin, a major in the British army, has created this indispensable guide covering Sharpe's early career, from his beginnings as an illiterate private fighting on the battlefields of India to his legendary command of the Light Company. A treasure not only for fans of the series but also for anyone interested in nineteenth-century warfare, The Sharpe Companion includes: A chapter devoted to each Sharpe book Glossary of characters, both real and fictional Illustrations and photographs Maps of every battle and skirmish Full of fascinating historical details, thrilling contemporary accounts of actual battles, and impeccable research, The Sharpe Companion is a must for every student of military history and an essential addition to every Sharpe fan's library.
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Number of Pages 0336
Publisher Harper Perennial

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