• Sharpe's Havoc: The Northern Portugal Campaign, Spring 1809

  • The Sharpe Series, Book 7
  • By: Bernard Cornwell
  • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
  • Series: Richard Sharpe Novels, Book 7
  • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 08-21-14
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • 5 out of 5 stars 4.8 (30 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

A small British army is stranded when the French invade northern Portugal and Lieutenant Richard Sharpe meets the future Duke of Wellington.
Sharpe is stranded behind enemy lines, but he has Patrick Harper, his riflemen, and he has the assistance of a young, idealistic Portuguese officer. When he is joined by the future Duke of Wellington they immediately mount a counter-attack and Sharpe, having been the hunted, becomes the hunter once more. Amidst the wreckage of a defeated army, in the storm-lashed hills of the Portuguese frontier, Sharpe takes his revenge.
Soldier, hero, rogue - Sharpe is 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.
©2003 Bernard Cornwell (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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Critic Reviews

"Sharpe and his creator are national treasures." ( Sunday Telegraph)
"Bernard Cornwell is a literary miracle. Year after year, hail, rain, snow, war and political upheavals fail to prevent him from producing the most entertaining and readable historical novels of his generation." ( Daily Mail)
"Cornwell's narration is quite masterly and supremely well-researched." ( Observer)
"The best battle scenes of any writer I've ever read, past or present. Cornwell really makes history come alive." ( George R.R. Martin)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Just on 04-08-18

Historical Havoc

Where does Sharpe's Havoc: The Northern Portugal Campaign, Spring 1809 rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

In the top ten

Which scene did you most enjoy?

The French assault on the redoubt at night

Any additional comments?

Sharpe's Havoc is one of the best of the Sharpe novels written by Cornwell; the story is excellent, the action gripping and not overdone, and the characters have wonderful and believable motivations. 10/10 would listen to again.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Mr. Anthony D. Bateman on 09-24-17

Attack then defend.

A very emotive episode for Sharpe as french cruelty is described, in graphic detail. In fact it's human cruelty on both sides, all ages, all classes. Historically it seems, napoleon left soult out on a limb. No reinforcements meant no king of Lithuania. but thousands suffered as a result, and wellingtons army had an easier job of removing the french from Portugal.

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