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Sharpe's Tiger

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From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, the first exciting adventure in the world-renowned Sharpe series, chronicling the rise of Richard Sharpe, a Private in His Majesty's Army at the siege of Seringapatam.

"The greatest writer of historical adventures today." --Washington Post

Richard Sharpe. Soldier, hero, rogue--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, whose green jacket he proudly wears.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 132.08 x 203.2 x 27.94mm | 272.15g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0060932309
  • 9780060932305
  • 368,420

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"It was a bloody awful shot," Sharpe said."My mother could lay a gun better than that.""I didn't think you had a mother," Private Garrard said."Everyone's got a mother, Tom.""Not Sergeant Hakeswill," Garrard said, then spat a mix of dustand spittle. . . . "Hakeswill was spawned of the devil."



Richard Sharpe--Soldier, hero, rogue--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, whose green jacket he proudly wears.
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"Page-turners [that] fan clubs all over the world are devoted to."--Wall Street Journal
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15,713 ratings
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3 19% (3,039)
2 2% (317)
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