Set in the exotic backdrop of India, Sharpe’s Fortress is the final book in the Sharpe India trilogy. English bestselling author Bernard Cornwell explores the life of rifleman Richard Sharpe as he goes into a battle in Argaum and later into yet another combat at the siege of the Fortress of Gawilghur. The year is 1803 and the British Army is closing in on the desperately withdrawing Mahrattas in the west of the country, and Sharpe will have to engage in not one but two bloody fights.
Cornwell has written 24 Sharpe novels, all of which tell a story of romance, danger, treason and corruption and Sharpe’s Fortress is brimming with all of these themes. New and old enemies rear their heads as Sharpe finds it hard to know who to trust. Only a young Arab boy recently orphaned is his true ally and the two form an unlikely friendship as Sharpe struggles to stay alive.
As Sharpe’s final battle on Indian soil, can the fearless fighter live to fight another conflict or will these crusades prove to be his last? The Sharpe series of books on CD audiobook are narrated by William Gaminara, star of the BBC’s Silent Witness.