Sharpe's Skirmish - Section 5: pages 47-57 Summary & Analysis

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Section 5: pages 47-57 Summary

Sharpe is upset about losing the fort and realizes more French are coming since the barricade has been removed. He knows he will be blamed for all hell breaking loose on the British supply lines but is glad Harper and his men are safe. MacKeon, reminded of Gawilghur, suggests that there is always a back way in and points out a crack in the Western wall. While Harper keeps watch, Sharpe sneaks to the wall, into the crack to a small place between the storeroom ceiling and the floor above. He beckons for one man to come to him, and when Perkins comes, Sharpe explains what he wants before settling into the hole to listen to the French as Perkins runs back to the village. Pailleterie and Tubbs discuss Sharpe and Tubbs says Sharpe was brought up from the...

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