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Maurice Druon - Author


Maurice Druon was a French resistance hero, a Knight of the British Empire and a holder of the Grand Croix de la Legion d'Honneur. He was also a member of the Academie francaise 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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The King Without a Kingdom by Maurice Druon
The King Without a Kingdom
Maurice Druon
The world of fiction and fact merge in this feast of historical intrigue, bloody battle and cankerous corruption. Translated from French, visit the beginning of the Hundred Years War; with ‘narration’ by Cardinal Perigord, helping to draw you in, to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/05/2015
The King Without a Kingdom by Maurice Druon
The King Without a Kingdom
Maurice Druon
The world of fiction and fact merge in this feast of historical intrigue, bloody battle and cankerous corruption. Translated from French, visit the beginning of the Hundred Years War; with ‘narration’ by Cardinal Perigord, helping to draw you in, to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
The Royal Succession by Maurice Druon
The Royal Succession
Maurice Druon
These seven French historical novels were first published in the 50s-70s and are now being re-published for a new generation to enjoy. George RR Martin has cited them as being a huge influence on Game of Thrones but readers expecting...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2014
The She-Wolf by Maurice Druon
The She-Wolf
Maurice Druon
'This was the original game of thrones' George R.R. Martin
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/04/2014

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