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Pierre Pevel

Pierre Pevel(1968- )
Pierre Pevel is a French author who won the Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire in 2002 and the Prix Imaginales in 2005. Gollancz will translate and publish Pevel’s popular Dragon Sequence in English.


The Cardinal’s Blades: For fans of Alexandre Dumas

The Cardinal's Blades by Pierre Pevel

PLOT SUMMARY: Paris, 1633. Louis XIII reigns over France... and Cardinal Richelieu governs the country. One of the most dangerous and most powerful men in Europe, Richelieu keeps a constant, sharp eye on the enemies of the Crown to avoid their assassination attempts, thwart their spies and avert their warmongering. But he's up against people who will stop at nothing to achieve their goals, even going so far as to forge alliances with France's oldest and deadliest enemies: Spain, and the Court of Dragons.

Faced with the growing threat from Spain, Richelieu summons Captain La Fargue, an exceptional swordsman, devoted officer and brilliant leader. If he's to turn aside the Black Claw's schemes, La Fargue and his legenday company of swashbucklers and rogues must be persuaded to once again risk their lives, fortunes and reputations for Richelieu, and for France.

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