Cornwell, Bernard. SHARPE'S TRAFALGAR - Harper Collins 2000
The Book 'Sharpe's Trafalgar' In Detail
The Book For Sale
For sale is a fine copy of the novel, Sharpe's Trafalgar by Bernard Cornwell, published in 2000 by Harper Collins.
|Edition||first edition, later printing|
|Dimensions||24 cm x 16 cm|
The book is a first edition, later printing as evidenced by an incomplete numberline on the copyright page.
The book has blue boards and gold lettering. The boards have no knocks or signs of wear. Internally there are no marks or inscriptions. The pages are clean and white, have no tears or creases, and the binding is tight and square.
The very good dust jacket is complete showing the original cover price of £16.99. It has a little creasing to the edges.
Overall a fine copy of a novel by a popular author.
The book is not an ex library book, it has no remainder marks or publishers stamps.
Synopsis of this title
The seventeenth Sharpe novel sees Sharpe returning from India to London to join the newly formed Green Jackets in Britain. His voyage home should be a period of rest, but his ship is riven with treachery and threatened by the Revenant, a French sea-raider that is terrorising British shipping in the Indian Ocean. Betrayed and defeated, Sharpe is imprisoned on the Ile de France, doomed to rot there until the war ends. But an unlikey ally secures his escape into a British warship that is hunting the Revenant. That hunt turns into a pursuit as the French ship races home, and when she encounters the combined French and Spanish fleets of Cadiz, it seems Sharpe's enemies are safe. But over the horizon is another fleet, led by Nelson, and Sharpe's revenge will come when the two armadas meet on a calm October day off Cape Trafalgar.
Reviews of this title
Boston Globe--'Excellently entertaining. If you love historical drama...then look no further.'
Wall Street Journal--'Fun page-turners that fan clubs all over the world are devoted to.'
Economist--'The direct heir to Patrick O'Brian.'
Kirkus Reviews--'One of today's truly great storytellers.'