Sharpe's Gold: Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810 - Chapter 11-12 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11-12 Summary

In chapter 11, the men feel like prisoners as they are escorted across the terrain by the Partisans. Harper is sure the Spanish are lying about everything, the gold and the reason for the escort. He tells Sharpe he is sure they are hiding the gold in the grave that he pointed out in the village. Harper explains that based on their religious beliefs, the Partisans, who are devout Catholics, would not have buried a man on Sunday.

Sharpe processes what Harper says and combined with El Catolico killing the lancer before an interrogation and the suspicious escort, he knows he has to go back and see for himself if the gold is in the village. Telling his men to rest, Sharpe forms a plan to head back to the village and check for the gold in the grave. Sharpe knows if he goes back, he...

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