In 1799, British infantry soldier Richard Sharpe is in the hot and deadly land of India, fighting against the Tippoo Sultan. In a dangerous mission to spy on the Sultan's forces, he and Lieutenant Jack Lawford and his sweetheart, Mary Bickerstaff, set off in the desert as deserters. Enduring a dangerous encounter with Indian soldiers, they are taken to the great fortress, where the Sultan's favorite method of torture and death are the deadly man eating tigers. Meanwhile, Sharpe's enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, the villanous Sergeant, continually tries to kill Sharpe. Then he is captured in a battle, and he gives away the valuable information of Sharpe's true purpose.
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The review of this Book prepared by Mai Tsuji