The Fort by Bernard Cornwell
A Novel of the Revolutionary War

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“The most prolific and successful historical novelist in the world today.” —Wall Street Journal

“Readers who haven’t discovered Bernard Cornwell don’t know what they are missing.” —New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn

From the New York Times bestselling author of Agincourt, the Saxon Tales, and the beloved Richard Sharpe series, Bernard Cornwell’s The Fort plunges prow-first into the largest naval clash of the Revolutionary War. Fans of the Nathaniel Starbuck Chronicles and The Burning Land will thrill to Cornwell’s triumphant return to American historical fiction in this gripping story of courage, strength and patriotism.

 

About Bernard Cornwell

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Bernard Cornwell, “the reigning king of historical fiction” (USA Today), is the author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller Agincourt; the bestselling Saxon Tales, which include The Last Kingdom, The Pale Horseman, Lords of the North, Sword Song, and, most recently, The Burning Land; and the Richard Sharpe novels, among many others. He lives with his wife on Cape Cod.
 
Published September 28, 2010 by HarperCollins e-books. 499 pages
Genres: History, Action & Adventure, War, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Children's Books. Fiction

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Book Reporter

Bernard Cornwell writes about war and battle, which means that he also writes about stupidity.

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The Washington Times

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While “The Fort” seems overlong -he tried to tell too much - Mr. Cornwell achieves a splendid feat of persuasion: Possessing overwhelming force, the upstart American commanders are so incompetent, fatuous and craven that halfway through I found myself rooting for the undermanned underdogs, the Re...

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Historical Novel Society

The Fort is the story of a battle in the American War of Independence.

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The American Book Center Blog

The Fort by Bernard Cornwell unveils the beginning of a noble career of an eighteen year-old British soldier and the unbelievable truth behind Paul Revere’s story.

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Open Salon

The history of the American revolution is part of the creation myth of this country and cannot be easily tampered with by a historical novelist to increase the dramatic arc of a book.

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California Literary Review

We meet good, dedicated men such as Wadsworth, British General Francis McLean and Lt. John Moore, who would go on to fame and a death on the battlefield during Britain’s Peninsular War against Napoleon.

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