Sharpe's Battle: Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Fuentes de Onoro, May 1811 Topics for Discussion

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Do you think Richard Sharpe was wrong or right for executing the two French soldiers for war crimes in Chapter 1without giving them a fair trial? Why or why not?

Discuss what you can gleam of General Loup's character from Sharpe's first encounter with him.

Dona Juanita de Elia has decided to work with the French even though she is Spanish and the French are taking over her country. Do you think she is a traitor and should be killed or do you think a person should be allowed to decide what country they want to support in a war? Why or why not?

If you were head of a court of inquiry concerning war crimes in this book, what would you consider crimes and what would you do about them?

Father Sarsfield is helping the French, not because he likes the French necessarily...

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