Richard Sharpe Novels
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    Sharpe's Fortress: The Siege of Gawilghur, December 1803 (The Sharpe Series, Book 3) | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Fortress: The Siege of Gawilghur, December 1803 (The Sharpe Series, Book 3)

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Rupert Farley
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    Ensign Richard Sharpe, newly made an officer, wishes he had stayed a sergeant after he is put in terrible danger by Sergeant Obadiah Hakeswill at the impregnable Gawilghur's ravine. To regain his confidence and his authority, Sharpe will fight as he has never fought before.

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    the narrator does not quite hit sean beans accent all the time and at times other accents slip up. he does sound like he is into the story and exited ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 19 April 2016 by walshy112 (Australia)
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  • 6
    Sharpe's Rifles: The French Invasion of Galicia, January 1809: The Sharpe Series, Book 6 | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Rifles: The French Invasion of Galicia, January 1809: The Sharpe Series, Book 6

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Rupert Farley
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    Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and a detachment of riflemen join the assault of a strong French force holding the Holy City of Santiago de Compostela.Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and a detachment of Riflemen are cut off from the rest of the army and surrounded. Their only hope of escape is to accept the help of the Spanish, but this assistance comes at a price: to join the assault on the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, held by a strong French force.

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    Sharpe's Havoc: The Northern Portugal Campaign, Spring 1809: The Sharpe Series, Book 7 | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Havoc: The Northern Portugal Campaign, Spring 1809: The Sharpe Series, Book 7

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Rupert Farley
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    A small British army is stranded when the French invade northern Portugal and Lieutenant Richard Sharpe meets the future Duke of Wellington. Sharpe is stranded behind enemy lines, but he has Patrick Harper, his riflemen, and he has the assistance of a young, idealistic Portuguese officer. When he is joined by the future Duke of Wellington they immediately mount a counter-attack and Sharpe, having been the hunted, becomes the hunter once more.

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  • 8
    Sharpe's Eagle: The Talavera Campaign, July 1809: The Sharpe Series, Book 8 | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Eagle: The Talavera Campaign, July 1809: The Sharpe Series, Book 8

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Rupert Farley
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    The newly promoted Captain Richard Sharpe clashes with an incompetent colonel, leads his men in the battle of Talavera and earns himself a dangerous enemy. As Sharpe leads his men in to battle, he knows he must fight for the honour of the regiment and his future career. Soldier, hero, rogue - Sharpe is the man you always want on your side. Born in poverty, he joined the army to escape jail and climbed the ranks by sheer brutal courage. He knows no other family than the regiment of the 95th Rifles.

    Great listen

    Excellent description of various battles that Sharpe becomes involved ln. A believable plot that shows up the impotence of many english officers who b..Show More »

    Reviewed on 07 December 2016 by Amazon Customer ()
  • 9
    Sharpe's Gold: The Destruction of Almeida, August 1810: The Sharpe Series, Book 9 | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Gold: The Destruction of Almeida, August 1810: The Sharpe Series, Book 9

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Rupert Farley
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    Captain Sharpe's task is to recover from a feared guerilla leader the gold Wellington so desperately needs.The enemy he faces strikes terror into the hearts of all around - a renegade guerilla band whose leader has a particular loathing for Sharpe, who has stolen his woman. Soldier, hero, rogue - Sharpe is the man you always want on your side. Born in poverty, he joined the army to escape jail and climbed the ranks by sheer brutal courage.

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    Sharpe's Escape: The Bussaco Campaign, 1810: The Sharpe Series, Book 10 | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Escape: The Bussaco Campaign, 1810: The Sharpe Series, Book 10

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Rupert Farley
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    Richard Sharpe, with enemies on every side, survives Marshall Massena's attack and ends at the lines of Torres Vedras. Sharpe's job as Captain of the Light Company is under threat and he has made a new enemy, a Portuguese criminal known as Ferragus. Discarded by his regiment, Sharpe wages a private war against Ferragus - a war fought through the burning, pillaged streets of Coimbra, Portugal's ancient university city.

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    Sharpe's Fury: The Battle of Barrosa, March 1811: The Sharpe Series, Book 11 | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Fury: The Battle of Barrosa, March 1811: The Sharpe Series, Book 11

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Rupert Farley
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    Captain Sharpe has to protect a philandering diplomat and, deserted by his ally, faces the enemy. In the winter of 1811, the war seems lost. Spain has fallen to the French, except for Cadiz, now the Spanish capital and itself under siege. Inside the city walls an intricate diplomatic dance is taking place and Richard Sharpe faces more than one enemy. The small British force is trapped by a French army, and their only hope lies with the outnumbered redcoats outside refusing to admit defeat.

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    Sharpe's Battle: The Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro, May 1811: The Sharpe Series, Book 12 | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Battle: The Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro, May 1811: The Sharpe Series, Book 12

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Rupert Farley
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    Richard Sharpe is fighting for his Irish battalion and his own honour through the blood-stained streets of the town. Quartered in a crumbling Portuguese fort, Richard Sharpe and his men are attacked by an elite French unit, led by an old enemy of Sharpe's, and suffer heavy losses. The army's high command blame Sharpe for the disaster and his military career seems to be ruined. His only hope is to redeem himself on the battlefield.

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    Sharpe's Company: The Siege of Badajoz, January to April 1812: The Sharpe Series, Book 13 | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Company: The Siege of Badajoz, January to April 1812: The Sharpe Series, Book 13

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
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    Captain Richard Sharpe has to lead the attack on the terrible fortress. It is a hard winter. For Richard Sharpe it is the worst he can remember. He has lost command to a man who could buy the promotion Sharpe covets. His oldest enemy, the ruthless and indestructible Hakes will, joins the regiment and he is a man with a mission to ruin Sharpe. But Sharpe is determined to change his luck. The only way - a desperate choice - is to volunteer the Forlorn Hope, to lead the attack on the impregnable fortress.

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    Sharpe's Sword: The Salamanca Campaign, June and July 1812: The Sharpe Series, Book 14 | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Sword: The Salamanca Campaign, June and July 1812: The Sharpe Series, Book 14

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
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    Richard Sharpe, who alone can recognise the top French spy, is under orders to capture him alive. Richard Sharpe is once again at war. But this time his enemy is just one man - the ruthless Colonel Leroux. Sharpe's mission is to safeguard El Mirador, a spy whose network of agents is vital to British victory. Sharpe is forced into a new world of political and military intrigue.

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    Sharpe's Enemy: The Defence of Portugal, Christmas 1812: The Sharpe Series, Book 15 | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Enemy: The Defence of Portugal, Christmas 1812: The Sharpe Series, Book 15

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Rupert Farley
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    Major Sharpe, in the bitter winter, must attempt a desperate rescue and face his most implacable enemy. Newly promoted, he is given the task of rescuing a group of well-born women, held hostage high in the mountains by a rabble of deserters. And one of the renegades is Sergeant Hakeswill, Sharpe's bitter enemy. Sharpe has only the support of his own company and the new Rocket Troop - the last word in military incompetence - but he cannot afford to contemplate defeat.

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    Sharpe's Honour: The Vitoria Campaign, February to June 1813: The Sharpe Series, Book 16 | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Honour: The Vitoria Campaign, February to June 1813: The Sharpe Series, Book 16

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Rupert Farley
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    Major Sharpe finds himself a fugitive, hunted by enemy and ally alike. Major Richard Sharpe awaits the opening shots of the army's campaign with grim expectancy. For victory depends on the increasingly fragile alliance between Britain and Spain - an alliance that must be maintained at any cost. Pierre Ducos, the wily French intelligence officer, sees a chance both to destroy the alliance and to achieve a personal revenge on Richard Sharpe.

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    Sharpe's Regiment: The Invasion of France, June to November 1813: The Sharpe Series, Book 17 | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Regiment: The Invasion of France, June to November 1813: The Sharpe Series, Book 17

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Rupert Farley
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    Richard Sharpe returns to England to save the regiment. Major Sharpe's men are in mortal danger - not from the French, but from the bureaucrats of Whitehall. Unless reinforcements can be brought from England, the regiment will be disbanded. Determined not to see his regiment die, Sharpe returns to England and uncovers a nest of high-ranking traitors, any of whom could utterly destroy his career with a word.

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    Sharpe's Siege: The Winter Campaign, 1814: The Sharpe Series, Book 18 | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Siege: The Winter Campaign, 1814: The Sharpe Series, Book 18

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Rupert Farley
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    Richard Sharpe, abandoned in enemy territory, has to trust in assistance from a hostile American privateer. The invasion of France is under way and the British Navy has called upon the services of Major Richard Sharpe. He and a small force of riflemen are to capture a fortress and secure a landing on the French coast - one of the most dangerous missions of his career.

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    Sharpe's Revenge: The Peace of 1814: The Sharpe Series, Book 19 | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Revenge: The Peace of 1814: The Sharpe Series, Book 19

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Rupert Farley
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    Richard Sharpe triumphs in the last battle of the war, only to find himself in worse peril when charged to recover Napoleon's treasure. It is 1814. There are rumours that Napoleon is dead, or has run away, but Sharpe has one last battle to fight before he can lay down his sword. It is the battle for Toulouse. Little does he know it will be one of the bloodiest conflicts of the war. But Sharpe's war is not only the battle.

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  • 20
    Sharpe's Waterloo: The Waterloo Campaign, 15 - 18 June, 1815: The Sharpe Series, Book 20 | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Waterloo: The Waterloo Campaign, 15 - 18 June, 1815: The Sharpe Series, Book 20

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Rupert Farley
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    Lieutenant-Colonel Sharpe, sidelined on the royal staff, magnificently siezes command at the final moment of the great victory. It is 1815. Sharpe is serving on the personal staff of the prince of Orange, who refuses to listen to Sharpe's reports of an enormous army, led by Napoleon, marching towards them. The Battle of Waterloo commences, and it seems as if Sharpe must stand by and watch the grandest scale of military folly.

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    Sharpe's Devil: Napoleon and South America, 1820 - 1821: The Sharpe Series, Book 21 | Bernard Cornwell

    Sharpe's Devil: Napoleon and South America, 1820 - 1821: The Sharpe Series, Book 21

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Rupert Farley
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    Richard Sharpe, asked to help an old friend, meets, at last, the greatest enemy. Five years after the Battle of Waterloo, Sharpe's peaceful retirement in Normandy is shattered. An old friend, Don Blas Vivar, is missing in Chile, reported dead at rebel hands--a report his wife refuses to believe. She appeals to Sharpe to find out the truth. Sharpe, along with Patrick Harper, finds himself bound for Chile via St. Helena, where they have a fateful meeting with the fallen emperor Napoleon.

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