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Cornwell's Triumph

Advantages: Superb Read
Disadvantages: None

I have been a big fan of the Sharpe series for a number of years, firstly when it was on TV and then later when I got into the books. For many fans the exploits of Sharpe as he single handedly wins the Peninsular War have been something to look forward to ...

pdoyle007 02.11.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Sharpe's Triumph (Audio CD) - Bernard Cornwell

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Good stuff!

Advantages: The best of a epic series.
Disadvantages: Hakeswill is a problem for Bernard to place.

...The problem with the Sharpe series is it's far too long but when Cornwell decided to fill the Indian part of Sharpe's life it was only a matter of time before the two parts must be linked. This was bound to cause problems. Sharpes Prey bought the whole ch ...

CyprusBoytw 23.08.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Sharpe's Triumph (Audio CD) - Bernard Cornwell

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A real Triumph for Cornwell

Advantages: Excellent factual writing, briliant sub plot!
Disadvantages: None

This is the second book in Bernard Cornwells excellent 'sharpe' series. It follows on, 4 years later after the opening book and see's Richard Sharpe (a young seargeant) sent on a special errand for and old freind McCandless. Followed close behind by the s ...

mshortm 11.08.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Sharpe's Triumph (Audio CD) - Bernard Cornwell

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I'll scweam and scweam and scweam…

Advantages: Brilliant narration by Martin Jarvis
Disadvantages: Too short!

Yes, I know Just William is supposed to be a book for children. Yet there are times in my life when I want some escapism and re-reading stories that I read as a child is one of the best ways I have found to do this. I wasn't a particular fan of Just Willi ...

sunmeilan 04.08.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Just William (Audio Book) - Richmal Crompton, Martin Jarvis (Narrator)

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Hercule Poirot or Sherlock Holmes?

Advantages: It's Agatha Christie, narrated well by Hugh Fraser
Disadvantages: Not her best work, copies Conan Doyle's work

When Captain Hastings returns from South America for a visit, he is looking forward to meeting up with his old friend Hercule Poirot and hopes he may also be able to help Poirot with a case or two. Before very long, Poirot and Hastings do indeed become in ...

sunmeilan 01.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Big Four: Complete & Unabridged (Audio CD) - Agatha Christie

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