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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Cornwell and wife Judy co-wrote a series of novels published under the pseudonym “Susannah Kells”: I’m always delighted when people want more of the sailing books, but I’m not planning on writing any more, at redcaot not now — but who knows?
I’ve become accustomed to a little more action in my books.
Retrieved 2 October Cornwell’s thriller series are modern mysteries, all with sailing themes. Great characters, ones to love rddcoat ones to hate. The protagonist is an archer who participates in the Battle of Agincourt, another devastating defeat suffered by the French in the Hundred Years War. In addition, there is the tale of Sam, the lowly private who loves serving his king but finds distractions in the rebellious colonies.
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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. He was surprised to find that there were no such novels following Lord Wellington ‘s campaign on land, so he wrote that series himself—further motivated by the need to support himself through writing.
She was a die-hard patriot and didn’t care to hide that from the British officers including the Commander-in-Chief of the British.
Aug 23, Jim rated it really liked it Shelves: Please provide an email address. I’ve been a fan of Cornwell for years, and this fictional account of the events occurring during the British occupation of the city of Philadelphia in during the American Revolution didn’t let me down.
In any case, this was cornwsll great little read and I highly recommend it for fans of all things Who.
As a child, Cornwell loved the novels of C. Finally, Vane’s spurned love–as well as his itch to stir the amiable General Howe to action–brings things to a crisis. They are compelling and believable, and I particularly enjoyed Cornwell’s renditions of real people such as Sir William Howe and John Andre. This paticular story has lots of main players, and their stories are nicely woven together. It is autumnand the cradle of liberty, Philadelphia, has fallen to the British.
Cornwell usually excels at balancing a human story with the background of an interesting battle A Novel Saxon Tales. He named his chief protagonist Richard Corwell, a rifleman involved in most major battles of the Peninsular War. This novel allows us to see the events through the eyes of the youth of the time.
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Yet the true battle has only just begun. Harper Perennial; Reprint edition April 15, Language: Cornwell was sent away to Monkton Combe School, attended the University of London, and after graduating, worked as a teacher.
The series is notable for an appearance by Richard Sharpe’s son as a supporting character. And for the men and women of the prosperous Becket family, the Revolution brings bitter conflict between those loyal to the crown and redfoat with dreams of liberty. American civil war era story of love and loss!
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She knew the Americans would have victory throughout the war. War of the Wolf: A bit too much romance in this book for me too! He relocated to the United States in after marrying an American. He then joined Thames Television as editor of Thames News.