The King Without a Kingdom (The Accursed Kings, Book 7) by Maurice DruonThe King Without a Kingdom (The Accursed Kings, Book 7) by Maurice Druon

The King Without a Kingdom (The Accursed Kings, Book 7)

byMaurice Druon

Paperback | July 14, 2015

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'This was the original GAME OF THRONES' George R.R. MartinAvailable for the first time in English, THE KING WITHOUT A KINGDOM is the seventh and final volume of The Accursed Kings series.The reign of the Capetian kings has ended and John II, 'The Good', takes the throne.Under the leadership of this vain, cruel, incompetent monarch The Hundred Years War escalates and England and France begin to tear each other apart. Warring factions plunder the land, famine threatens the people and the Black Death spreads far and wide. France is bleeding to death around the new king.
Maurice Druon was a French resistance hero, a Knight of the British Empire and a holder of the Grand Croix de la Légion d'Honneur. He was also a member of the Académie française and a celebrated novelist, best known for his series of seven historical novels under the title of The Accursed Kings, which were twice adapted for television....
Title:The King Without a Kingdom (The Accursed Kings, Book 7)Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pagesPublished:July 14, 2015Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007491387

ISBN - 13:9780007491384

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Complete change This book is told in a completely different light but still brings to life all the wonder of the period and keeps readers reminded that these were indeed Accursed Kings.
Date published: 2015-05-13

Editorial Reviews

'One of the greatest series of historical novels. The Accursed Kings creates a compelling world, which is strange but utterly convincing. An inspiration (for THRONE OF THE CAESARS)' Harry Sidebottom, author of the Warrior of Rome novels.'Blood-curdling tale of intrigue, murder, corruption and sexual passion' The Sunday Times'Dramatic and colourful as a Dumas romance but stiffened by historical accuracy and political insight' The Sunday Times'Barbaric, sensual, teeming with life, based in wide reading and sound scholarship.among the best historical novels' The Times Literary Supplement