Cornwell, Bernard Sharpe's Prey
London, England Harper Collins 2001 1st Trade Edition (UK); 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
A Near Fine copy of the book in a Fine dust jacket. There is some very beginning toning to the edges of the text block, otherwise the book is in fine, bright, crisp condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This is the 18th Richard Sharpe novel. "It is 1807 and Lieutenant Richard Sharpe, newly returned to England, now wants to leave the army. One last job is offered to him. Go to Copenhagen, help the Honourable John Lavisser deliver a bribe and so stop a war. It seems very easy." "Bernard Cornwell, OBE (born 23 February 1944) is an English author of historical novels. He is best known for his novels about Napoleonic Wars rifleman Richard Sharpe. Cornwell has written historical novels primarily of English history in five series and one series of contemporary thriller novels. A feature of his historical novels is an end note on how the novel matches or differs from history, for the re-telling, and what you might see at the modern site of the battles described in the novel."