Sharpe's Eagle: Richard Sharpe and the Talavera Campaign July 1809 - Chapter 1-3 Summary & Analysis

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Sharpe's Eagle, a novel, tells of the adventures of Richard Sharpe, a British infantry soldier who holds the rank of Lieutenant at the beginning of the novel. Sharpe is no ordinary lieutenant. He was promoted from the enlisted ranks and he has seen many battles. In fact, shortly before the opening of the novel, he had been wounded by a French cavalry soldier. While Sharpe heals from his wound, the British military prepares to move from Portugal into Spain where they will fight the French again. Sharpe will face other dangers besides the enemy soldiers. He will face incompetent officers in the British army, and he will face the dangers of falling in love. But Sharpe has more than his superior skills as a soldier. He has the friendship of people like Sergeant Patrick Harper.

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