The Sharpe series is a series of historical fiction novels by English novelist Bernard Cornwell. It is the series he best known for as an author. The main character in the series is Richard Sharpe, a British rifleman who fought in the Napoleonic Wars. The books follow Sharpe’s progress in the British army. The series was adapted into a television film series with Sean Bean playing Richard Sharpe.

The Richard Sharpe series began in 1981 with Sharpe’s Eagle, followed closely by Sharpe’s Gold, although the historical chronology is different from the publication order. There is no recommended reading order for the series, so you can read them in either order or at random. Below is a list of Bernard Cornwell’s Sharpe novels in order of publication and in chronological order:

Publication Order of Sharpe Books


Sharpe's Gold(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Eagle(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Company(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Sword(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Enemy(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Honour(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Regiment(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Siege(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Rifles(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Revenge(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Waterloo(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Devil(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Christmas(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Battle(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Tiger(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Triumph(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Skirmish(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Fortress(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Trafalgar(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Prey(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Havoc(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Escape(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Fury(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Sharpe Books


Sharpe's Tiger(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Triumph(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Fortress(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Trafalgar(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Prey(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Rifles(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Havoc(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Eagle(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Gold(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Escape(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Fury(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Battle(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Company(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Sword(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Skirmish(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Enemy(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Honour(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Regiment(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Christmas(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Siege(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Revenge(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Waterloo(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharpe's Devil(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Sharpe Non-Fiction Books


Sharpe's Story(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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