Publication Date: 21/05/2015 ISBN: 9780007491384 Category:

The King Without a Kingdom

Maurice Druon

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date: 21/05/2015 ISBN: 9780007491384 Category:
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‘This was the original GAME OF THRONES’ George R.R. Martin

Available 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…

Publisher Review

`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

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