Redcoat is the story of the Valley Forge winter during the American Revolution – told from the redcoat’s point of view. I was very aware of trespassing on the. From THE BESTSELLING author Bernard Cornwell comes Redcoat Philadelphia in is a city at war – not just between American troops. Yet the true battle has only just begun. On both sides, loyalties are tested and families torn asunder. The young Redcoat Sam Gilpin has seen his brother die.

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The Fort is another of Cornwell’s standalone novels, published in Explore the Home Gift Guide. Interesting story mixed with historical facts. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Aug corbwell, Guy Priel rated it it was amazing.

Archived from the original on 2 September Retrieved 9 June A bit too much romance in this book for me too! Now he must choose between duty to a distant king and the call of his own conscience. He went on bermard tell the story of Badajoz in his third Sharpe novel, Sharpe’s Companypublished in Conveniently he includes an afterword to separa The title of this book in Goodreads is wrong – this book has nothing to do with Richard Sharpe.

Lovers of historical fiction, particularly those interested in American history, should truly enjoy this piece by Cornwell. Yet the true battle has only just begun. Refresh and try again.

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One of the things I love about Doctor Who is how each doctor is unique. I’ve become accustomed to a little more action bernrd my books. Cornwell was born in London in Feb 19, John Reas rated it really liked it.


I have loved everything Cornwell has written, and like this book too, but I was a little disappointed with the amount of spelling and typing mistakes.

Valley Forge, PennsylvaniaUnited States. I found myself confused as to which side I really wanted to win. He then joined Thames Television as editor of Thames News. I would highly recommend you have watched a few stories with each Doctor in order to fully appreciate the stories though. He also is not the primary agent of change or the force that drives the narrative along. He attempted to enlist in the British armed services at least three times, but was rejected on the grounds of myopia.

Sincehe has written further “missing adventures” set during the Peninsular War era, based on major battles of that long campaign, for a total of 24 novels in this series. Forester, chronicling the adventures of fictional British naval officer Horatio Hornblower during the Napoleonic Wars, and was surprised to find there were no such novels following Lord Wellington’s campaign on land. I opted for the audio version, and although only being available from my library in c What a delight!

The novel also illustrates the innocence and idealism that followers have for a cause, which they sometimes follow blindly and without question. Write a customer review. See all reviews.

Redcoat by Bernard Cornwell

Retrieved 2 October Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. They are rwdcoat and believable, and I particularly enjoyed Cornwell’s renditions of real people such as Sir William Howe and John Andre.


He has admitted that he subtly changed the writing of the character to align with Bean’s portrayal as now he “could hernard imagine Sharpe as anyone else”. These were Sharpe’s Eagle and Sharpe’s Goldboth published in Cornwell mentions in notes at the end of the Sharpe series that he was initially dubious about the casting of Sean Bean for the television adaptations, but that the doubts did not last and he was subsequently so delighted that he dedicated Sharpe’s Battle to him.

Well written with plenty of archaic language which adds to the authenticity of the story, but does not detract from the enjoyment of the book. It also resulted in a series of Sharpe television films starring Sean Bean. One redcaot that chuffs me about Cornwell’s storiesI’ve noted it in other books I’ve read by him as wellis that the female love interests can’t just be plain or regular pretty, they’re all bestowed with astounding physical beauty that nears perfection.

Redcoat is an entertaining, action-packed narrative and an excellent history lesson. Would I read another novel by this author, continuing in this historical period, with these characters?

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