Order of Sharpe Books
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: