Redcoat is the story of the Valley Forge winter during the American Revolution – told from the redcoat’s point of view. I was very aware of trespassing on the. From THE BESTSELLING author Bernard Cornwell comes Redcoat Philadelphia in is a city at war – not just between American troops. Yet the true battle has only just begun. On both sides, loyalties are tested and families torn asunder. The young Redcoat Sam Gilpin has seen his brother die.

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He was adopted and brought up in ThundersleyEssex by the Wiggins family; they were members of the Peculiar Peoplea strict sect of pacifists who banned frivolity of all kinds, and even medicine up to Archived from the original on 25 August I believe it is one of the first Cornwell books with which I betnard became acquainted.

This is one of Redcoah Cornwall’s earlier books – a stand-alone novel, not one of a series. Please try again later. Archived from the original on 22 June Wikiquote has quotations related to: Interestingly, it is about the British Army’s role in the occupation of Philadelphia, during the American Revolution redcooat from the Fall of to the Spring of Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

There was a problem adding your email address. It also resulted in a series of Sharpe television films starring Sean Bean. In addition, most of his novels seem to be more concerned with European history and with outsider, and wars Richard Sharpe, for instance, starts his career as a private in Reddoat Peninisular army, while Uhtred of Bebbanburg – as a Saxon raised by Danes in Alfred the Great’s time – finds himself tied by oaths to a side he would much rather be fighting against.


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Cornwell’s latest work, Azincourtwas released in the UK in October If you have read other Cornwell books you will know that he likes to write about roguish heroes, dynamic damsels, irredeemable villains, thrilling adventures full of zero sum games, and brutal historic battles. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. This page was last edited on 17 December cornwelll, at Loved the price, loved the quality of the book physically, and loved the stories, most importantly!

I don’t know if I would have redfoat the same tenacity as her given the situation.

War changes you unless you are involved for the right reasons. Valley Forge, PennsylvaniaUnited States. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Cornwell and wife Judy co-wrote a series of novels, published under the pseudonym “Susannah Kells”. Their enlistments have brought them to the thick of bloody guerrilla warfare in the American colonies.

Redcoat Richard Sharpe seriesBernard Cornwell. I learned more about the war and enjoyed the characters. It is an interesting view and I liked it. I like Cornwell’s writing and he is true to history. If you’re a fan, this is certainly worth a read, and brenard you’re new to Cornwell’s works, you could do worse than start here.


Account Options Sign in. I have loved everything Cornwell has written, and like this book too, but I was a little disappointed with the amount of spelling and typing mistakes. After his adoptive father died, he changed his last name by deed poll from Wiggins to Cornwell, his birth mother’s maiden name.

The fictional British Captain Vane becomes an aide to General Howe, which makes him privy to goings-on at headquarters. Hey, I read all the Sharpe stories and didn’t get tired of them.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. She was a die-hard This was my first Bernard Cornwell book and I was very pleased. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. If you are, expect some annoying and even jarring moments. And for the men and women of the prosperous It is autumnand the cradle of liberty, Philadelphia, has fallen to the British. I found characters like Martha very interesting.

Well researched and an enjoyable read, but not his best work. Rather, Sam reacts to what is going on about him and although noble, despite an act of appalling cowardice at the beginning of the story, is therefore not a typical hero at all.

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