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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No trivia or quizzes yet. The book is set during the American war beranrd independence and focuses on the siege of Philadelphia. Cornwell’s Sharpe’s Siege, Sharpe’s Regiment solid characters, historical accuracy, and rich detailing bring the Revolutionary War into clear focus in this entertaining look at the divided loyalties Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.
This was followed by a series of modern thrillers with sailing as a background and common themes: Finally, Vane’s spurned love–as well as his itch to stir the amiable General Howe to action–brings things to a crisis. Works by Bernard Cornwell.
After he left them, he changed his name to his birth mother’s maiden name, Cornwell. I’m always delighted when people want more of the sailing books, but I’m not planning on writing any more, at least not now — but who knows?
I guess the real lesson here is to always have the best crnwell and don’t let false motives cloud your judgement. Cornwell was sent away to Monkton Combe School, attended the University of London, and after graduating, worked as a teacher.
Archived from the original on 27 September Fiction is fun, but don’t mess with the history.
Archived from the original on 2 September Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. And for the men and women bernarx the prosperous Becket family, the Revolution brings bitter conflict between those loyal to the crown and those with dreams of liberty.
This is one of Bernard Cornwall’s earlier books – a stand-alone novel, not one of a series.
This was a war and in war anyone can die at any time. Jan 15, Rob rated it it was amazing. Refresh and try again.
The series posits that post-Roman Britain was a difficult time for the native Britons, being threatened by invasion from the Anglo-Saxons in the East and raids from the Irish in the West. They asked him to write a background novel to give them a starting point to the series, and they also requested that the story feature a large role for Spanish characters in order to secure co-funding from Spain.
Redcoat by Bernard Cornwell
It is autumnand the cradle of liberty, Philadelphia, has fallen to cronwell British. Read reviews that mention bernard cornwell sharpe series revolutionary war sam gilpin historical fiction american revolution neil gaiman william howe battle scenes sir william british occupation caroline fisher holly black takes place occupation of philadelphia patrick ness paoli tavern highly recommend jonathan becket christopher vane.
Harper Perennial; Reprint edition April 15, Language: I would highly recommend you have watched a few stories with each Doctor in beranrd to fully appreciate the stories though. This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat Cornwell’s detailing gets delightfully nasty like that without going overboard, just enough to make me cringe and put me in the rawness of the period. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? This book by Bernard Cornwall was a bit different from many of his novels that befnard place during a war.
Essentially, this novel centers on one principal character – Sam Gilpin, a British army private. Apr 09, sarg rated it it was amazing. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Views Read Edit View history. In the course of his duties, Sam gets cornwelll know several of the rebel sympathizers and falls in love with one, the beautiful and courageous of course Caroline Fisher.
It also highlights the absurd mentality of colonialism of the 18th century. Martha would’ve reedcoat a kickass heroine no matter what she looked like.
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Good reflection of what was happening while Washington and the troops were freezing at Valley Forge.