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Sharpe's Prey

(2001)
Richard Sharpe and the Expedition to Copenhagen, 1807
(The fifth book in the Sharpe series)
A novel by

 
Bestselling novelist Bernard Cornwell returns to his popular Richard Sharpe series with this eighteenth dazzling installment, which finds his beloved hero in the heart of war-torn Denmark, trying to protect the prized Danish fleet from Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitions. The year is 1807, and Richard Sharpe is back in England, where his career seems to have come to a dead end. Loveless, destitute, and relegated to the menial tasks of quartermaster, Sharpe roams the streets of London, pondering a bleak future away from the army. Then, out of the blue, an old friend invites him to undertake a secret mission -- the delivery of a bribe -- to the Danish capital, Copenhagen. Denmark is officially neutral, but Napoleon is threatening an invasion in order to capture the powerful Danish fleet, which could replace the ships France lost in its disastrous defeat at Trafalgar. The British, fearing such enhancement of French power, threaten their own preemptive invasion, and Sharpe, whose errand seemed so simple, is trapped in a web of treachery that will end only when the city, which thought itself safe, is subjected to a brutal and merciless bombardment. Sharpe's Prey - the chronological sequel to Sharpe's Trafalgar - finds Bernard Cornwell at the top of his bestselling form, combining the meticulous historical detail and fantastic battle scenes he's famous for with a plot that races at breakneck speed toward the final, bloody battle that threatens to destroy Copenhagen.

Genre: Historical
 
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Hardback Editions

June 2008 : USA Library Binding
Title: Sharpe's Prey: Richard Sharpe and the Expedition to Copenhagen, 1807
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 1-4352-9793-8 / 978-1-4352-9793-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Paw Prints 2008-06-05
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May 2002 : USA Hardback
Title: Sharpe's Prey: Richard Sharpe & the Expedition to Denmark, 1807 (Richard Sharpe's Adventure Series #5)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-7862-4121-7 / 978-0-7862-4121-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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January 2002 : USA Hardback
Title: Sharpe's Prey: Richard Sharpe & the Expedition to Denmark, 1807 (Richard Sharpe's Adventure Series #5)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-06-000252-2 / 978-0-06-000252-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
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December 2001 : UK Leather Bound
Title: Sharpe's Prey
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 1-873567-51-0 / 978-1-873567-51-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Scorpion Press
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May 2001 : UK Hardback
Title: Sharpe's Prey (Windsor Selection)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-7540-1565-3 / 978-0-7540-1565-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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February 2001 : UK Hardback
Title: Sharpe's Prey
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-225875-7 / 978-0-00-225875-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Paperback Editions

April 2003 : USA Paperback
Title: Sharpe's Prey: Richard Sharpe & the Expedition to Denmark, 1807
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-06-008453-7 / 978-0-06-008453-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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September 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: Sharpe's Prey: The Expedition to Copenhagen, 1807 (The Sharpe Series, Book 5)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-742585-6 / 978-0-00-742585-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
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August 2006 : UK Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Sharpe Series (5) - Sharpe's Prey: The Expedition to Copenhagen, 1807
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-723515-1 / 978-0-00-779650-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
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February 2002 : UK Paperback
Title: Sharpe's Prey
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-651310-7 / 978-0-00-651310-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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June 2002 : UK Paperback
Title: Sharpes Prey
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-765679-3 / 978-0-00-765679-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Collins Pb
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April 2002 : UK Paperback
Title: Sharpe's Prey (Paragon Softcover Large Print Books)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-7540-2428-8 / 978-0-7540-2428-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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November 2001 : UK Paperback
Title: Sharpe's Prey
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-713055-4 / 978-0-00-713055-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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April 2001 : UK Paperback
Title: Sharpe's Prey
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-225877-3 / 978-0-00-225877-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Audio Editions

June 2014 : USA Audio edition
Title: Sharpe's Prey: The Expedition to Copenhagen, 1807 (The Sharpe Series, Book 5)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishing Limited
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June 2014 : UK Audio edition
Title: Sharpe's Prey: The Expedition to Copenhagen, 1807 (The Sharpe Series, Book 5)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishing Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2011 : USA Audio edition
Title: Sharpe's Prey: Denmark, 1807
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

June 2009 : UK Audio CD
Title: Sharpe's Prey: The Expedition to Copenhagen, 1807 (The Sharpe Series, Book 5)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-731532-5 / 978-0-00-731532-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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June 2006 : USA Audio edition
Title: Sharpe's Prey: Sharpe, Book 5
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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2006 : USA Audio CD
Title: Sharpe's Prey
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 1-4281-5179-6 / 978-1-4281-5179-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

2006 : USA Audio CD
Title: Sharpe's Prey
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 1-4281-5180-X / 978-1-4281-5180-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: RecordedBooks
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July 2003 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Sharpe's Prey (Richard Sharpe's Adventure Series #5)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 1-4025-1864-1 / 978-1-4025-1864-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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March 2002 : UK Audio CD
Title: Sharpe's Prey: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-7540-5491-8 / 978-0-7540-5491-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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January 2002 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: Sharpe's Prey: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-7540-0783-9 / 978-0-7540-0783-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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April 2001 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: Sharpe's Prey
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0-00-711477-X / 978-0-00-711477-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Kindle Editions

October 2009 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Sharpe's Prey: Richard Sharpe and the Expedition to Denmark, 1807
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
Availability: Amazon   

July 2009 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Sharpe's Prey: The Expedition to Copenhagen, 1807 (The Sharpe Series, Book 5)
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperCollins
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