Sharpe's Gold: Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810 (Richard Sharpe Adventures #1981) (MP3 CD)

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Sharpe's Gold: Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810 (Richard Sharpe Adventures #1981) (MP3 CD)

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This is book number 1981 in the Richard Sharpe Adventures series.

Wellington must call on the only man brave and ruthless enough to win at any cost--Richard Sharpe.

Only a year after its stunning victory at Talavera in July of 1809, Wellington's Peninsular army--vastly outnumbered, its coffers empty--is on the brink of collapse. The Spanish government has fallen, and the last Spanish armies have been crushed by the French. But Wellington has one hope left: in the dangerous Portuguese hills lies a fortune in gold, enough gold perhaps to turn the Peninsular War around. And he knows of one fighting man capable of stealing it: Captain Richard Sharpe of the South Essex Regiment. Sharpe embarks on a secret mission that pits him against the French army; El Cat lico, the fanatical Spanish guerrilla leader; and El Cat lico's lover, the beautiful but deadly Teresa.

This fifth novel in the bestselling historical fiction series takes the charismatic Richard Sharpe all the way from Talavera to the glory of Waterloo, on a mission that is unlike any form of warfare he has known in his long and embattled career as a soldier fighting his way up through the ranks. But Sharpe is determined to succeed--even if it means turning against his own side.


Product Details ISBN: 9780786194223
ISBN-10: 0786194227
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Publication Date: April 1st, 2001
Language: English
Series: Richard Sharpe Adventures