Sharpe's Trafalgar Book Summary and Study Guide

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Sharpe participates in a sea chase from India to Europe. The chase culminates in the Battle of Trafalgar with Sharpe in the thick of it. A great naval story in the wooden ships and iron men mode.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical How difficult to spot villain?    -   Very obvious Time/era of story:    -   1600-1899 Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   20's-30's


Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   India Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   sail boat    -   warship    -   drowning

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   descript. of breasts Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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