The Iron King (The Accursed Kings, Book 1) by Maurice Druon

The Iron King (The Accursed Kings, Book 1)

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ISBN: 9780007491261
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Format: pdf
Page: 368

Imagine then my surprise on seeing the name "Maurice Druon" on the cover of The Iron King in W. Martin knows a thing or two about good fantasy stories: He wrote the extremely successful series, A Song of Fire Accursed Kings series by Maurice Druon: (Pictured) “All the good stuff that's in my books, minus the fantasy… but it actually happened. The Iron King is the first book of an historical series named The Accursed Kings. See Pics From Lorde's Performance at Radio 1's Big Weekend! I've read the books in a German translation ages ago, and I'm just rereading them in French (halfway through book 1). As one habituated to late rising I decided to take a peek at the first episode and was hooked. Apr 17, 2013 - But this is all by way of setting the stage for the real point of the post, which is to introduce to his followers one of the towering twentieth century French masters of historical fiction, Maurice Druon. Jun 5, 2013 - The British dumped the drama into the graveyard slot - after 11pm on a Saturday. Dec 16, 2013 - The books consist of The Iron King, The Strangled Queen, The Poisoned Crown, The Royal Succession, the She Wolf of France, The Lily and the Lion, and When a King Loses France. Martin reveals his favorite underrated books. Aug 16, 2012 - The Knights Templar, one of the wealthiest organizations in the world, seems like a good place to get it, but they refuse France a loan. May 10, 2006 - This is the fifth in Maurice Druon's acclaimed Les Rois Maudits/The Accursed Kings series. The last two novels in the series . This is the first book of the seven under the title "The Accursed Kings", translated into good clear English. The four preceding volumes are: Le Roi de fer/The Iron King, La Reine étranglée/The Strangled Queen, Les Poisons de la couronne/The Poisoned Crown and La Loi des mâles/The Royal Succession. Apr 3, 2014 - Beatrice, having her own ideas, volunteers as tribute chooses the "Brave" warrior caste faction instead, setting the stage so that most of the rest of the book can be a wax-on/wax-off montage of her transformation from scared kid into . Apr 3, 2013 - Even if I hadn't known all this, the parallels are clear; this is only the first book of The Accursed Kings series and already it has it all, just without the fantasy elements -- conspiracies, assassinations, illicit affairs, royal scandals, rivaling families, public executions, lies, sex, betrayals and torture The Iron King is a fascinating take on the events which preceded and led up to arguably one of the most significant conflicts of the medieval period, The Hundred Years' War. 16117911 The Accursed Kings (Les Rois Maudits), he says, are 'an amazing seven-volume series about King Philip IV of France, his sons and daughters, the curse of the Templars, the fall of the Capetian dynasty, [and] the roots of the Hundred Years War'. By James Hibberd on Mar 18, 2014 at 7:00AM @james_hibberd.

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