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