Sharpe's Sword

Novel, Historical novel by Bernard Cornwell


Sharpe's Sword is a historical novel in the Richard Sharpe series by Bernard Cornwell. It is the fourth in the series, being first published in 1983, though the story is the fourteenth in Sharpe's chronology, set in the summer campaign of 1812 including the Battle of Salamanca on July 22, 1812. Sharpe and his friend Sergeant Harper find themselves in a secret war of spies, while hunting down the sadistic and highly dangerous Colonel Philippe Leroux.

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