Bernard Cornwell

Nationality: English
Born: February 23, 1944

Bernard Cornwell is one of the most well-known historical authors to date. Cornwell is best known for his creation of the Sharpe series, starring the much-loved and daring Richard Sharpe. Sharpe is one of the most celebrated historical fiction series of all time, forming the basis for the television series starring Sean Bean. The stories dramatise Sharpe's struggle for acceptance and respect from his fellow officers and from the men he commands, taking readers on an unforgettable historical journey. Next to Sharpe, Cornwell has a huge scope of works to his name, including dozens of historical fiction novels, as well as many series and trilogies for history lovers. Cornwell is known for being the literary master of historical fiction and continues to write global bestsellers today.

Bernard Cornwell

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