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Sharpe's Rifles (#1)
by Bernard Cornwell
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PublisherPenguin Books
Release Date2001-02-01 (added to CC 13 Jun 2013)
Amazon Sales Rank20,332
Bernard Cornwell's action-packed series that captures the gritty texture of Napoleonic warfare--now beautifully repackaged

It'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.


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(13 Jun 2013)
I loved the TV show with Sean Bean. Now I'm a fan of the book too!
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