Sharpe's Trafalgar by Bernard Cornwell audiobook

Sharpe's Trafalgar: Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Trafalgar, October 21, 1805

By Bernard Cornwell
Read by Patrick Tull

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13.50 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781428199620

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Bernard Cornwell's Sharpe series has consistently ridden the top of international best-seller lists since the first book appeared 18 years ago. Featured on American television by Masterpiece Theatre, the charming, valiant Richard Sharpe has amassed a huge fan club all his own. A guttersnipe who has risen through the ranks of the British army, Ensign Sharpe is sailing home to England from his latest campaign against Napoleon. Anticipating an uneventful voyage, the dashing young maverick discovers the intriguing and very married Lady Grace Hale on board the Calliope. But just as he wins his way into her heart, the ship is fired upon and, suddenly, he finds himself in the thick of one of history's most spectacular incidents: the Battle of Trafalgar. Patrick Tull's vibrant narration bedazzles listeners with this breathtaking retelling of one of Europe's most ferocious sea battles.

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Summary

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Bernard Cornwell's Sharpe series has consistently ridden the top of international best-seller lists since the first book appeared 18 years ago. Featured on American television by Masterpiece Theatre, the charming, valiant Richard Sharpe has amassed a huge fan club all his own. A guttersnipe who has risen through the ranks of the British army, Ensign Sharpe is sailing home to England from his latest campaign against Napoleon. Anticipating an uneventful voyage, the dashing young maverick discovers the intriguing and very married Lady Grace Hale on board the Calliope. But just as he wins his way into her heart, the ship is fired upon and, suddenly, he finds himself in the thick of one of history's most spectacular incidents: the Battle of Trafalgar. Patrick Tull's vibrant narration bedazzles listeners with this breathtaking retelling of one of Europe's most ferocious sea battles.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Sharpe’s Trafalgar is a superb example of the ripping good yarn—it confirms our secret conviction that war may be hell, but it’s actually pretty exciting too.” Amazon.com
“Nobody describes bloody battle scenes better than Cornwell, and even he outdoes himself with this riveting novel about the epic naval battle off Spain’s Cape Trafalgar in 1805.” Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: Bernard Cornwell

Author Bio: Bernard Cornwell

Bernard Cornwell, born in London, worked for the BBC and Thames Television before coming to the United States to write full time. His sweeping historical novels, including the acclaimed Richard Sharpe series and many more, make him a number one bestselling author in the United Kingdom and around the world. He is the author of the acclaimed New York Times bestselling Saxon Tales series, which serves as the basis for the hit television series The Last Kingdom.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 13.50
Audience: Adult
Language: English