Sharpe's Trafalgar: The Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October, 1805 (Paperback)

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"We've got the six carronades, sir, and they can throw thirty-two pounds apiece plus a cask of musket balls as well, which will make a Frenchman weep, sir. Or so I'm told, sir."

Richard Sharpesoldier, hero, roguethe 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, whose green jacket he proudly wears.

About the Author


Bernard Cornwell, born in London, worked for the BBC and Thames Television before coming to the United States to write full time. His sweeping historical novels, including the acclaimed Richard Sharpe series, make him a number one bestselling author in the United Kingdom and around the world. He lives with his wife on Cape Cod.

Praise For…


“The direct heir to Patrick O’Brian.”
-The Economist

“Fun page-turners that fan clubs all over the world are devoted to.”
-Wall Street Journal

“Excellently entertaining. If you love historical drama . . . then look no further.”
-Boston Globe

“One of today’s truly great storytellers.”
-Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061098628
ISBN-10: 0061098620
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: October 23rd, 2012
Pages: 320
Language: English