Sharpe's Sword: Richard Sharpe and the Salamanca Campaign, June and July 1812 Topics for Discussion

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The narrator often uses analogies to describe the spectacle of war, such as comparing the slow beginnings of a battle to the way a grass fire starts and spreads or comparing to the back and forth movement of troops on a battlefield to the movement of the sea. These destructive forces of nature present a ready comparison to the destruction in war. Find and discuss some times when the narrator has juxtaposed peaceful or even beautiful elements of nature to highlight the horrors of war.

Sharpe's Sword is part of a series of books about the exploits of Richard Sharpe. If you have read other books in the series, describe how Sharpe's Sword compares to the other work. If you have not read other works in the series, based on your enjoyment of Sharpe's Sword, explain why you are or are not likely to read another work...

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