Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. Signed by Bernard Cornwell on the title page. Near fine/Near fine. Tiny nick to bottom right hand corner of dustjacket at front. Usual page tanning. Slight pinching to spine ends. A few surface scratches to cover. Straight spine and tight pages. Not price clipped. NO previous owner inscriptions. Synopsis
A historical novel featuring Lieutenant Richard Sharpe, who, with a detachment of Riflemen, are succumbing to a Napoleonic onslaught and are being forced back to La Coruna in Spain. Faced with overwhelming French numbers, Sharpe's determination is about to be tested to its limit.