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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,506 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Bernard Cornwell Narrator: Robin Bowerman Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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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.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This is a rousing yarn of clashing personalities, crashing cannons, and lively musket and bayonet work, along with spies, cowardice, and moments of incredible bravery. Cornwell presents a fascinating, accurate, and exciting history lesson enlivened with a generous blast of gun smoke and grapeshot.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Cornwell fans and readers who enjoy historical military fiction will find this a readable and thoroughly researched account of an obscure Revolutionary War battle.”

    Library Journal

  • “Illuminating the battle from all angles and telling the story from both sides, Cornwell once again offers a fresh perspective on a stirring episode in martial history.”

    Booklist

  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • A USA Today Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by David Chivers | 2/17/2014

    " Pretty good, but not one of Cornwell's better ones. About a Revolutionary War non-battle really. Hard to write about an attack where the main story is the Americans failure to press the attack - i.e. what didn't happen. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by George Johnston | 2/7/2014

    " It wasn't as good as his Sharp or Norsemen series of books but i find his one off stories not to be as good as his serial stories. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Tom | 2/3/2014

    " Right up there with Jeff Shaara's Revolution books. I enjoyed being taken to an aspect of the Revolution I was completely unfamiliar with. A real Paul Revere buster. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Clint | 2/2/2014

    " Interesting look at a small battle in the American Revolution, written from the brits side. Told this way, I dont know how we won. Paul Revere was a pretentious, selfish coward and the American Commodore was incompetent. If the war went like this... "

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