Sharpe's Tiger: The Siege of Seringapatam, 1799 (Paperback)

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Sharpe's Tiger: The Siege of Seringapatam, 1799 (Paperback)


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This is book number 1 in the Sharpe series.

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.

BERNARD CORNWELL is the author of over fifty novels, including the acclaimed New York Times bestselling Saxon Tales, which serve as the basis for the hit Netflix series The Last Kingdom. He lives with his wife on Cape Cod and in Charleston, South Carolina.

Product Details ISBN: 9780060932305
ISBN-10: 0060932309
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: October 23rd, 2012
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: Sharpe

“Page-turners [that] fan clubs all over the world are devoted to.” — Wall Street Journal

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

“The world may have a new literary hero. His name is Richard Sharpe.” — Philadelphia Inquirer

“Cornwell writes more gripping battle scenes than any other contemporary author.” — Kirkus Reviews