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Hickswell never once utters his famous "it says so in the scriptures!" catchphrase!. )-: )-:
Where does Sharpe's Enemy: The Defence of Portugal, Christmas 1812 rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
One of the best
What does Rupert Farley bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?
Farley is an excellent narrator and performer, bringing the characters and scenes to life in a way I wouldn't have been able to in my own head
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
Yes, but it'd be a spoiler if I told.
Any additional comments?
This is the first Sharpe book I ever read and still one of the best, so I was anticipating the audio more than most... And it did not disappoint.
Sharpe's enemy is another example of Bernard Cornwell's excellent work. Written with such great detail, I always feel like I'm there with Sharpe and Harper. This story is no different. It's gripping from the start and fast paced enough to keep you enthralled. Yes, if you read all the Sharpe series there are parts of repetition, but you get that in most series - new readers need some feel of depth to the characters.
The narration is brilliant and in Rupert Farley, they have found a perfect match for Sharpe. He portrays all the characters well, and for me, puts real feeling into the story.
25 years ago at the age of 17, I read my first Bernard Cornwell book, which also happened to be my first ever book I'd read! Since then I've brought every single book he's written and read them all with same amazement and excitement as the first - 'The Winter King'. I can't thank Mr Cornwell enough for doing what 11 years of teachers could do, and that's encourage me to read.