Review: Sharpe’s Eagle

Sharpe’s Eagle by Bernard Cornwell

The reason I picked up Sharpe’s Eagle is Sean Bean (perhaps better known as “Ubiquitous Bad Guy” as the RiffTrax gang affectionately call him). My introduction to Bean naturally came with Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings, but I’ve also enjoyed his work in National Treasure (shut up that was a good movie) and, of course, Game of Thrones. But Bean rose to fame by starring in a television series adapted from Bernard Cornwell’s Sharpe novels. After watching one episode (each episode is essentially a movie), I decided it was time to get acquainted with what I’ve been calling “the Napoleonic James Bond” for a while.

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