Editorial Reviews. From the Back Cover. Everybody cursed to the seventh generation! That is Maurice Druon () fue un escritor francés y miembro de la Academia francesa. Comenzó a publicar en revistas y periódicos literarios. Los reyes malditos I. El rey de hierro [Maurice Druon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. ¡Todos malditos, hasta la séptima generación!. Los Reyes Malditos I – El Rey de Hierro [Maurice Druon] on *FREE * shipping on qualifying offers.
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In its defence, it’s an old book that’s been recently re-launched and it’s a translation – either or both of these elements could be the reason why this book didn’t w Enough is enough. Even for being the first book of a trilogy, it ends inconclusively.
If you know what happens in these events, this novel is not for you. One person found this helpful.
That said, it’s quite an enjoyable novel. On Friday the 13th inBlack Friday as it famously came to be known long before it became a dduon day of Walmart shopping, he arrested the Knights Templar and seized all their property. No threads are tied. But it does make for a good story. Like his implacable and stony personality.
El rey de hierro (Los reyes malditos, #1) by Maurice Druon
Would this series fill his request? The Iron King is the first book in this series which has been translated into English. Two of his sons, Louis and Charles are being cuckolded by their wives, cousins Marguerite and Blanche of Burgundy. I would love to recommend the book wholeheartedly but I cannot.
Los reyes malditos I. El Rey de Hierro
As his epithet indicates, he was a man considered of gre No, I did not read this book, first in a series of seven, because the saga has been one of the sources for the Game of Thrones, about fruon, both in its book and filmed versions I know little more than this.
The year is and the prophecy seems to have come true: The scandal is blown wide open, of course, as we know from the events of the Tour de Nesle Affair. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.
Aug 02, Marita rated it really liked it Shelves: A bit dry, but long on rfy and intrigue, and with dguon impressively large cast, The Iron King ‘s influence on later novels, across genres, is undeniable. I got halfway through, I gave it that much of my time, but reached a point where I really could not turn another page. Set up a giveaway. It’s nothing a teenager can’t handle and he will learn so much about the human condition and fall …more Please let your son read the game of thrones books.
You shall be accursed to the thirteenth generation! Knight Guillaume de Nogaret Tales of magic and cure-all potions and tricks just don’t do it for me.
El rey de hierro
Cold, calculating, and highly intelligent, Isabella and her actions have more of an impact on the history of two countries than one would guess. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? No doubt to me this is the best book of the series, even better than The Iron King which so far has been my favorite, This is the climax of the Accursed Kings, all the events rye the previous books, all the plots and all the decisions hierrro and bad- taken by the rulers of France and England convey, unravel the French State and shake it to the core.
Jacques, whose organization was dismantled and life ruined, vows revenge. L’Histoire comme un roman, passionnante et vivante! I read it to get some perspective his persecution of the Templars. In he received the Prix Goncourt for his novel Les grandes familles. Even if I hadn’t known all this, the parallels are clear; this is only the first book of The Accursed Kings seri George R.
King Philippe – within a year I will call you to the Lord’s judgment and you will be justly punished! While the first Accursed Kings book lacks the amount of sheer drama that A Game of Thrones packs into one novel, it is admittedly much le by hundreds of pages! In fact they are a rather dangerous lot, skilled swordsmen, warriors for Christ none the less, and they have more than money enough to curry favor with those that can extract them from the clutches of the crown.
If not his beauty, his coldness could be put to merciless use.
As a novel I found it wanting. And it didn’t dissapoint. The first book is just over pages, but the plotting and character development are so strong, it makes for an all-too-quick read. The Iron King has Marguerite of Burgundywho, like Cersei, is unfaithful and eventually found out to her royal husband, which casts the paternity and thus the rights of her children in serious doubt and helps set off the series of dynastic disputes.
Druon sets the tone for what will surely be a series full of intrigue, power, deception, and utter ruin. The only thing I can say in its defence is that it is thorough, if you love this particular period of history, and, maybe, if you’re a younger reader, this might work for you. Martin once wrote in a blog post that if you love his A Song of Ice and Fire series and are looking for “something like it”, then you really need to check out The Iron King by Maurice Druon.
With any historical fiction novel you have to go into the book with a bit of knowledge of the time period to really enjoy the story. It reminds me a little of Dumas but without the swashbuckling and sense of humour, especially his La Reine Margot, though this is lighter on atmosphere. Is this appropriate for a young teen boy, 13 years old? Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.
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We also see him attempting another of these profitable measures for a third time. The story takes quite a bit of time to get get set up, but then so much of the history and the characters hiero to be detailed and introduced. Read the entire review on my site Far Beyond Reality! Share your thoughts with other customers. A jewel for the ages and a lesson in history for all.