Sharpe and the rest of his battalion are about to embark upon the siege of Seringapatam, island citadel of the Tippoo of Mysore. The British must move this potentate from his tiger throne, but he has gone to extraordinary lengths to defend his city from attack. And always he is surrounded by tigers, both living and ornamental...
Listeners join fearless rifleman Richard Sharpe in Sharpe’s Tiger in a riveting account of passion and adventure set in 1799 as the bloody Siege of Seringapatam explodes into action. Author of more than 50 books, Bernard Cornwell is one of the UK’s best-loved storytellers with his adventure-filled Sharpe series of books selling more than 12 million copies alone. Known for his historical tales filled with war and romance, Cornwell delivers yet another gripping story that draws us deep into battles, bloodshed and conflict.
Set in Mysore, India, this tale tells of the triumphs and deceit that Sharpe encounters as he battles to rescue a senior British officer, who was captured by Mysore’s armed forces. This exciting tale features alluring twists throughout as Sharpe fights on unfamiliar exotic territory where real tigers are as blood thirsty as the soldiers. Saving the British Army from complete catastrophe is one thing but simply staying alive will take all of Sharpe’s intelligence and power.
Will Sharpe’s enemy survive the jaws of a hungry streak of tigers and who can Sharpe really trust to fight by his side?
Sharpe’s Tiger is read by Silent Witness star actor William Gaminara as we are lead into battle in India, where enemies are fed to hungry tigers and only the very strongest will survive.