Sharpe's Prey by Bernard Cornwell, 1st/1st, 2004
London: Harper Collins, (2004). First edition. This is a fine copy. The wrapper is with typical fine illustrations and without notable signs of wear- it has not been price clipped. The boards are free from chips and marks and the text blocks are bright and white. The fifth historical novel in the Richard Sharpe. The story is set in 1807 during the Napoleonic Wars. Second Lieutenant Richard Sharpe is sent to Copenhagen in 1807 with the job of protecting a nobleman on a secret mission. Sharpe soon discovers that his task is complicated by traitors, spies and the bombardment of Copenhagen.