Sharpes Triumph (Sharpe, #2) Bernard Cornwell


Published: 2007

Mass Market Paperback

382 pages


Sharpes Triumph (Sharpe, #2)  by  Bernard Cornwell

Sharpes Triumph (Sharpe, #2) by Bernard Cornwell
2007 | Mass Market Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 382 pages | ISBN: | 3.54 Mb

India, 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 enemys territory where he faces temptations more subtle than he has ever dreamed of. And behind him, relentlessly stalking him, comes his worst enemy, the baleful, twitching Sergeant Obadiah Hakeswill who is determined to break Sharpe once and for all.

The paths of treachery all lead to the small village of Assaye where Sir Arthur Wellesley, with a tiny British army, faces the Mahratta horde. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wellesley decides to fight, and Sharpe is plunged into the white heat of a battle that will make Wellesleys reputation. It will make Sharpes name to, but only if he can survive the carnage and killing frenzy, for it is at Assaye that he at last realizes his ambition and has a chance to seize it.

This major new novel will follow the adventures of Richard Sharpe in India, begun so excitingly in Sharpes Tiger and culminating in the Battle of Assaye, which Wellington considered his greatest victory.

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