Short Stories

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Sharpe’s Story (2007)

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This is my telling of how the Sharpe series began and how it has evolved over nearly thirty years. This booklet also contains the short essay Cakes and Ale that helps to explain some of the murkier wellsprings from which Sharpe emerged.

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Sharpe’s Christmas (2003)

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Sharpe’s Christmas contains two short stories, ‘Sharpe’s Christmas’ and ‘Sharpe’s Ransom’. ‘Sharpe’s Christmas’ is set in 1813, towards the end of the Peninsular War and falls after Sharpe’s Regiment. ‘Sharpe’s Ransom’ comes after Sharpe’s Waterloo and is set in peacetime.

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Sharpe’s Skirmish (2002)

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It is the summer of 1812 and Richard Sharpe, newly recovered from the wound he received in the fighting at Salamanca, is given an easy duty; to guard a Commissary Officer posted to an obscure Spanish fort where there are some captured French muskets to repair. But unknown to the British, the French are planning a raid and Sharpe is in for a fight!

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