The She-Wolf (Accursed Kings Series #5)

The She-Wolf (Accursed Kings Series #5)

by Maurice Druon

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Overview

‘This was the original game of thrones’ George R.R. Martin

Charles IV is now king of France and his sister is Edward II of England’s Queen. Having been imprisoned by Edward as leader of the rebellious English barons, Roger Mortimer escapes to France, where he joins the war against the English Aquitaine. But it is his love affair with Isabella, the ‘She-Wolf of France’, who has come seemingly to negotiate a treaty of peace that seals his fate…

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780007491346
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Publication date: 03/24/2015
Series: Accursed Kings Series , #5
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 179,803
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

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. A passionate Anglophile, he was a great expert on all things English, including its medieval history, which provides great inspiration for the series. His many and diverse fans include George RR Martin, Nicolas Sarkozy and Vladimir Putin.

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