Sharpe's Escape: Richard Sharpe & the Bussaco Campaign, 1810 (Richard Sharpe's Adventure Series #10)
Sharpe's Escape: Richard Sharpe & the Bussaco Campaign, 1810 (Richard Sharpe's Adventure Series #10)
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Sharpe's Escape: Richard Sharpe & the Bussaco Campaign, 1810 (Richard Sharpe's Adventure Series #10)

  • Publish Date: 2004-03-21
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Bernard Cornwell

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From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, the tenth installment in the world-renownedSharpe series, chronicling the rise of Richard Sharpe, a Private in His Majestys Army at the siege of Seringapatam.

Sharpes 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, Portugals ancient university city.

Sharpes Escape begins on the great, gaunt ridge of Bussaco where a joint British and Portuguese army meets the overwhelming strength of Marshall Massenas crack troops. It finishes at Torres Vedras where the French hopes of occupying Portugal quickly die.

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