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Sharpe books in order

The books are listed here by chronological order which is not the order in which they were written. The book "Sharpe's Christmas" contains two short stories which fit in as numbers 17.5 and 20.5 respectively in the chronology.Cornwell's series charts Richard Sharpe's progress in the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars. He begins in Sharpe's Tig…
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Sharpe's Tiger
Bernard Cornwell - Oct 23, 2012 (first published in 1997)
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The prequel to the series, describing Sharpe's experiences in India. Sharpe’s Tiger describes the adventures of the raw young private soldier Richard Sharpe in India, before the Peninsular War.Sharpe and the rest of his battalion, along with the rising star of the general staff Arthur Wellesley, are about to embark upon the siege of Seringapatam, i...
Book 2
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Sharpe's Triumph
Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Assaye, September 1803
Bernard Cornwell - Mar 17, 2009 (first published in 1998)
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Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Assaye, September 1803India, 1803. Sergeant Richard Sharpe witnesses a murderous act of treachery by an English officer who has defected from the East India Company to join the mercenary army of the Mahratta Confederation. In the hunt for the renegade Englishman, penetrates deep into the enemy's territory where he f...
Book 3
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Sharpe's Fortress
Richard Sharpe and the Siege of Gawilghur, December 1803
Bernard Cornwell - Oct 13, 2009 (first published in 1999)
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"The greatest writer of historical adventures today." —Washington PostCritically acclaimed, perennial New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell (Agincourt, The Fort, the Saxon Tales) makes real history come alive in his breathtaking historical fiction. Praised as "the direct heir to Patrick O'Brian" (Agincourt, The Fort), Cornwell has bril...
Book 4
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Sharpe's Trafalgar
Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Trafalgar, October 21, 1805
Bernard Cornwell - Mar 17, 2009 (first published in 2000)
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>Critically acclaimed, perennial New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell (Agincourt, The Fort, the Saxon Tales) makes real history come alive in his breathtaking historical fiction. Praised as "the direct heir to Patrick O'Brian" (Agincourt, The Fort), Cornwell has brilliantly captured the fury, chaos, and excitement of battle as few wri...
Book 5
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Sharpe's Prey
Richard Sharpe and the Expedition to Denmark, 1807
Bernard Cornwell - Oct 13, 2009 (first published in 2000)
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E-book extras: Bernard Cornwell On: The Origin of Richard Sharpe; Sharpe's Adventures; Sharpe's Trafalgar.Denmark, 1807. Richard Sharpe is on a secret mission to Copenhagen to help protect the prized Danish fleet from Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitions. (Sharpe's Prey is the chronological sequel to Sharpe's Trafalgar, which is also available as a Perfe...
Book 6
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Sharpe's Rifles
Bernard Cornwell - Feb 01, 2001 (first published in 1988)
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In 1809, Napoleon's army sweeps across Spain. Lieutenant Richard Sharpe is newly in command of the demoralized, distrustful men of the 95th Rifles. He must lead them to safety, possible only through the enemy-infested mountains of Spain....
Book 7
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Sharpe's Havoc
Richard Sharpe and the Campaign in Northern Portugal, Spring 1809
Bernard Cornwell - Mar 17, 2009 (first published in 2003)
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Lieutenant Richard Sharpe finds himself fighting the ruthless armies of Napoleon Bonaparte as they try to bring the whole of the Iberian Peninsula under their control. Napoleon is advancing fast through northern Portugal, and no one knows whether the small contingent of British troops stationed in Lisbon will stay to fight or sail back to England. ...
Book 8
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Sharpe's Eagle
Bernard Cornwell - Aug 03, 2004 (first published in 1981)
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In July of 1809, Richard Sharpe is promoted to Captain. He clashes with an incompetent colonel and earns himself a dangerous enemy. As Sharpe leads his men in the battle of Talavera, he knows he must fight for the honour of the regiment and his future career.Soldier, hero, rogue – Sharpe is the man you always want on your side. Born in poverty, he ...
Book 9
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Sharpe's Gold
Bernard Cornwell - Aug 03, 2004 (first published in 1981)
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With Wellington outnumbered, the bankrupt army's only hope of avoiding, collapse is a hidden cache of Portuguese gold.  Only Captain Richard Sharpe is capable of stealing it—and it means turning against his own men....
Book 10
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Sharpe's Escape
The Bussaco Campaign, 1810
Bernard Cornwell - Oct 13, 2009 (first published in 2004)
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It is 1810, and in Napoleon's determination to conquer Portugal � and push the British back to the sea � he sends his largest army yet across the Spanish frontier. But between the Portuguese border and Napoleon's seemingly certain victory are two obstacles � a wasted land, stripped of food by Wellington's orders, and Captain Richard Sharpe.But Shar...
Book 11
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Sharpe's Fury
Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Barrosa, March 1811
Bernard Cornwell - Oct 13, 2009 (first published in 2005)
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The year is 1811 and the French appear to have won their war in Portugal and Spain, with Spain fallen to the invader except for the sea-wrapped city of Cadiz. Captain Richard Sharpe has no business being in Cadiz, but an attack on a French held bridge goes disastrously wrong and Sharpe finds himself in a city under French siege and political rivalr...
Sharpe's Battle by Bernard Cornwell
Sharpe's Company by Bernard Cornwell
Sharpe's Sword by Bernard Cornwell
Sharpe's Enemy by Bernard Cornwell
Sharpe's Honor by Bernard Cornwell
Sharpe's Regiment by Bernard Cornwell
Sharpe's Siege by Bernard Cornwell
Sharpe's Revenge by Bernard Cornwell
Sharpe's Waterloo by Bernard Cornwell
Sharpe's Devil by Bernard Cornwell