Sharpe's TigerThe Sharpe Series Series
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Richard Sharpe and the Siege of Seringapatam, 1799. When a senior British officer is captured by the Tippoo of Mysore's forces, Sharpe is offered a chance to attempt a rescue, which in turn offers an escape from the tyrannical Sergeant Obadiah Hakeswill. But in fleeing Hakeswill, Sharpe enters the exotic and dangerous world of the Tippoo. An adventure that will require all of his wits just to stay alive, let alone save the British army from catastrophe.
The Sharpe series:
1. Sharpe's Tiger
2. Sharpe's Triumph
3. Sharpe's Fortress
4. Sharpe's Trafalgar
5. Sharpe's Prey
6. Sharpe's Rifles
7. Sharpe's Havoc
8. Sharpe's Eagle
8. Sharpe's Christmas
9. Sharpe's Gold
10. Sharpe's Escape
11. Sharpe's Fury
12. Sharpe's Battle
13. Sharpe's Company
14. Sharpe's Sword
15. Sharpe's Enemy
16. Sharpe's Honour
17. Sharpe's Regiment
18. Sharpe's Siege
19. Sharpe's Revenge
20. Sharpe's Waterloo
21. Sharpe's Devil
Sharpe's Tiger by Bernard Cornwell
Praise for Bernard Cornwell and the Sharpe series 'We cheer Sharpe on. He has a kind of angry courage, an inability to stay away from a fight, and a permanent inner battle between his inclinations and his sense of duty. Wellington wound up a dangerous spring on the day he raised Sharpe from the ranks. It's our magnificent gain
'Sharpe is the epitome of a nineteenth-century, romantic working-class hero. Cool, flash and fragrant ... Escape and enjoy'
'Cornwell describes military action brilliantly. He evokes all the sights and sounds and smells while managing to describe the fluctuations of the battle with enough vim to keep you in suspense!The Sharpe novels are wonderfully urgent and alive'
'Cornwell has maintained a marvellously high standard throughout the series!brilliantly lucid and compellingly exciting'
'Bernard Cornwell knows his man, knows how to harness his qualities to the services of good fiction, and does not miss a trick!Sharpe and his creator are national treasures'
'The insubordinate, sarcastic and oversexed Richard Sharpe returns!Cornwell delivers the usual mix of strategy and strength -- classic battle scenes and plenty of fisticuffs'
'Cornwell's combination of breakneck action and pigheaded man behaving badly -- but with dazzling brio -- is unbeatable. His historical setting is well observed, adding a degree of poignancy: an ancient civilisation destroyed by an army of brutalised illiterates, confused and far from home, but dogged and unquestionably brave'
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Publication date15th September 2011
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PublisherHarper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
CategoriesNapoleonic War fiction
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