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Sharpe's Prey: Richard Sharpe & the Expedition to Denmark, 1807 (Richard Sharpe's Adventure Series #5)

2 Ratings: 3.0
A book by Bernard Cornwell

The traditional military adventure yarn remains alive and well in the capable hands of Cornwell, as his up-from-the-ranks hero, Richard Sharpe, though stuck in the lowly role of regimental quartermaster, finds himself in the thick of the 1807 British … see full wiki

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Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperCollins
2 reviews about Sharpe's Prey: Richard Sharpe & the Expedition...
review by . July 29, 2002
Once again, the author has given me a story that involves an aspect of the Napoleonic Wars about which I previously knew nothing, the bombardment of Copenhagen in 1807. Of course, he has put his intrepid hero, Richard Sharpe, right into the center of it, alongside actual historical characters. It's an exciting tale, as always with the Sharpe series, although we get to see a little of the softer side of Sharpe, as he grieves for his lost Grace, who died in childbirth. Sharpe is the early 19th century …
review by . June 21, 2002
This is a desciption I never thought I'd be giving one of Cornwell's Sharpe books, but unfortunately it fits.We see only little tastes of Sharpe as himself, We see him in at the dog pits, we see him at the orphanage and we see him with Clouter (one of the better supporting characters.), other than that it just seemed dull.The little tease of Harper and Cooper disapointed me, there was no point of including them if more wasn't going to be done with them.I had little or no knowledge of this battle …
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