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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 ...

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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 ...

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Review of Sharpe's Triumph (Audio CD) - Bernard Cornwell

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Read all about it

Advantages: A great read
Disadvantages: you may laugh in public

...Scoop Written in 1938 by Evelyn Waugh (pronounced war). Current retail price Books On Line £7.19 see http://www.uk.bol.com Scoop is a tale of journalism and war correspondence in the late 1930’s. A young Author names Boot is bored with humdr ...

Dominic2001 13.05.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Scoop - Evelyn Waugh

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Good for a laugh

Advantages: Great Humour
Disadvantages: Not for a baron with no sense of humour

Evelyn Waugh is a great satirist, he wrote from 1930 to about 1950 and chronicled the decline in the old English upper class "twit" way of life tremedously. While he did this he also had a crack at an industry and its incompetence. This time it was th ...

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Review of Scoop - Evelyn Waugh

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