Sharpe's Rifles : The French Invasion of Galicia, January 1809 (the Sharpe Series, Book 6) Paperback
Part of the The Sharpe Series series
Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and a detachment of riflemen join the assault of a strong French force holding the Holy City of Santiago de Compostela.
Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and a detachment of Riflemen are cut off from the rest of the army and surrounded.
Their only hope of escape is to accept the help of the Spanish, but this assistance comes at a price: to join the assault on the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, held by a strong French force.
There is little Sharpe would enjoy more. 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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 15/09/2011
- Category: Historical adventure
- ISBN: 9780007425860
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Review by devenish
In which Sharpe becomes involved with fighting alongside Spanish forces against overwhelming odds. He also at last wins over the members of his detachment of the 95th Rifles.Stirring stuff.