Sharpe's Fury

Sharpe's Fury

Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Barrosa, March 1811

Book - 2006
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The acclaimed twenty-first novel in the number one bestselling series featuring Richard Sharpe.

In the winter of 1811, the war seems lost. All Spain has fallen to the French, except for Cadiz, now the Spanish capital and itself under siege.

In Cadiz, Richard Sharpe discovers more than one enemy. One of them, a baleful priest, finds a weapon to break the British alliance and Sharpe must find ways to defeat him in a sinister war of knife and treachery in the dark alleys of the city.

As a small British force is trapped by a French army, their only hope lies with the outnumbered redcoats who, on a hill beside the sea, refuse to admit defeat. And there, in the sweltering horror of Barrosa, Sharpe finds his old enemy Colonel Vandal once again.

Publisher: London, England : HarperCollins Publishers, c2006.
ISBN: 9780007120161
Characteristics: 407 p. :,map ;,24 cm.
Alternative Title: Sharpe's fury


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Jun 15, 2014

and when you have read all the books, try out the videos. they are a treat!

Dec 01, 2012

One of the better books in the series. The battle scenes are well handled.

Aug 27, 2010

Sharpe’s Fury. The British and their feckless allies, the Spanish, attempt to contain Napoleon’s French troops in this work of historical fiction. As usual, their’s skullduggery, bloodshed, violence, gore and deceit. All of this plus, what passes for a happy ending --- or hero lives --- he’s got to, to fight for another day.
This might be a good time to tell you about Bernard Cornwell’s web site: Or you might check out the reviews at’s Fury. Or you might just want to jump in there and get reading.
If this is your first reading of Cornwell’s books --- you’ve got an exciting treat coming up.

Be warned, I’ve found that after reading a few of the Sharpe novels that I’ve developed an urge to investigate further into the Napoleonic Wars. But enough about that for now.

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Jan 22, 2012

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