The Resource The iron king, Maurice Druon ; translated from the French by Humphrey Hare

The iron king, Maurice Druon ; translated from the French by Humphrey Hare

Label
The iron king
Title
The iron king
Statement of responsibility
Maurice Druon ; translated from the French by Humphrey Hare
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
The Iron King - Philip the Fair - is as cold and silent, as handsome and unblinking as a statue. He governs his realm with an iron hand, but he cannot rule his own family: his sons are weak and their wives adulterous; while his red-blooded daughter Isabella is unhappily married to an English king who prefers the company of men
Member of
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Language note
  • Translated from the French
  • Translated from the French by Humphrey Hare
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
  • The accursed kings
  • Accursed kings
Series volume
  • 1
  • 1
Target audience
adult
The iron king, Maurice Druon ; translated from the French by Humphrey Hare
Label
The iron king, Maurice Druon ; translated from the French by Humphrey Hare
Publication
Note
  • Coloured map on endpapers
  • Originally published: 1955
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Iron King - Philip the Fair - is as cold and silent, as handsome and unblinking as a statue. He governs his realm with an iron hand, but he cannot rule his own family: his sons are weak and their wives adulterous; while his red-blooded daughter Isabella is unhappily married to an English king who prefers the company of men. A web of scandal, murder and intrigue is weaving itself around the Iron King; but his downfall will come from an unexpected quarter. Bent on the persecution of the rich and powerful Knights Templar, Philip sentences Grand Master Jacques Molay to be burned at the stake, thus drawing down upon himself a curse that will destroy his entire dynasty
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23 cm.
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Extent
xxii, 340 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780007491254
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
geneological table
System control number
  • (Sirsi) HAS247565
  • (eLGAR).b27163313
  • (OCoLC)809935777

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