If you like Sharpe, then this book is a must, your Christmas present solved. -- Bernard Cornwell, Daily Mail, 7 November 2003
This book is a delight, wise in its judgments and clear-headed in its approach to the painful field of battle. -- Sunday Herald, October 2003
Urban's last book ... was very good. This is even better. -- Daily Telegraph, October 2003
Urbans book is war unplugged - vicious, immediate, chaotic and raw. -- Scotland on Sunday, October 2003
In an exhilarating work of narrative histroy, Mark Urban traces the story of the 95th Rifles, the toughest and deadliest sharpshooters of Wellington's Army.
'A riveting slab of derring-do and high adventure ... Deeply researched, beautifully crafted and captivating.' Frank McLynn, Daily Express
'Urban writes history the way it should be written, alive and exciting.' Andy McNab