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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Hardly grown out of the age in which it is fun to drhon the wings from flies, they might now amuse themselves by tearing the heads from men. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

maurcie Set up a giveaway. As always, trying to keep names in order is a common occupational hazard when reading historical fiction about European kings and queens. His reign was relatively successful and he achieved many of the aims he set himself. It reads like a school exercise. Tolomeian Italian banker, however, knows where the money is – since no scheming can be done without the money.

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. One person found this helpful.

El rey de hierro

That stench in your nostrils is the reek of betrayal. While there are sadly no dragons to be found in the Iron Kingthere are she-wolves, betrayals, family curses, torture, court intrigue, and ambition to keep things interesting.

I got halfway through, I gave it that much of my time, but reached a point where I really could not turn another page. This law covers a lot of different aspects of the rules and conducts of the Franks, but the section we are most interested in is the part where it states it is against French law for a female to sit on the throne of France nor shall any male heir from her line be qualified to be King of France either. Having not seen the mini-series and not being a historical buff of that period, I am eager to be surprised by much of what occurs and the characters whose lives become highly important over time.


Martin on its cover. One of the strongest elements in the entire ‘Accursed Kings’ series is the larger than life maurjce of Robert D’Artoisthe scheming intriguer pursuing his never-ending goal of righting the real and imaginary wrongs against him, obsessed with power struggle between him and Countess Mahaut D’Artoisgey powerful woman who appears to be evenly matched in the art of intrigue with her boisterous nephew. Palace intrigues of sudden and unexplained deaths, the battles between the dynasties of disastrous wars; everything seems fatally marked by the fate of kings cursed.

That fey the terrible curse that the head of the Templars, from the flames of the fire, spear in the face of Philip the Handsome, King of France.

In this novel we are presented with a few episodes at the end of the life of the King of France Philippe IVle Bel. See this review and others at The BiblioSanctum. What of the young Guccio?

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Two are entrapped in a sting designed to reveal their hieero. It didn’t feel real. The scandal is blown wide open, of course, as we know from the events of the Tour de Nesle Affair.

The year is and the prophecy seems to have come true: 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 ‘Power is a bitter thing’ An eminently readable historical novel, the first of seven, retelling the story of the Capet dynasty in druom France. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Hierrk fiction is at its best when it makes you curious about nierro people and times portrayed, and Maurice Druon captures these particular times and these complex people so well, it’s hard not to be inquisitive about them once the novel is over.

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So, this is being marketed as “the original Game of Thrones”. The year is and the prophecy seems to have come true: And so we get closer to the beginning of the Hundred Years War, and I pick up the second volume. However, all the people and events Druon decided to include and write about in his storytelling are there for a reason, building up and forming a cogent picture by the end drhon the book. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Robert D’Artoisa scheming brute giant of a man six feet tall in the 14th century was no joke! A weight of two hundred pounds had been tied to his right foot while he, old as he was, had been hierr to the ceiling by a rope and pulley.

Los reyes malditos I. El Rey de Hierro

We are told this or that person is, for example, jealous, or an intriguer, or maaurice etc. As his epithet indicates, he was a muarice considered of great beauty, if of a cold and inexorable beauty. And, burning to death, De Molay, tortured and betrayed, screams out a curse that, according to Druon, will haunt the King and his progeny for years to come: Los reyes malditos II.

L’Histoire comme un roman, passionnante et vivante!

The Accursed Kings Series Books The Starks and the Lannisters. Dante put the Pope in one of the circles of his Inferno, and Philippe put the Pope in his place. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.