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The Cardinal's Blades - Pierre Pevel
The Cardinal's Blades
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780575084384 (0575084383)
Publisher: Gollancz
Edition language: English
Series: Les Lames du Cardinal (#1)
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drallapaul rated it
4.0 Fantasy novel (with little fantasy) but enjoyable nonetheless
This book takes place during the reign of Louis XIII of France with Cardinal Richelieu presiding over the nation. The cardinal's Blades are an elite group task ed with a secret mission but betrayal and double-crossing prevail. The fantasy element involves the existence of dragons and dragonnets bu...
Yzabel rated it
Une lecture sympa pour les moments où on a juste besoin de se vider la tête en se baladant dans le Paris du XVIIème siècle -- on voit que l'auteur a pris plaisir à se renseigner sur un certain nombre de détails historiques... ou fictifs (références à Dumas). Un certain nombre d'autres choses, cepend...
Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
2.0 Les Lames du Cardinal
The young man entered the tavern, glad to have finally reached a place of relative safety, and warily looked around him. A few of the habitués gave him a quick glance, then returned to their wine or their game of dice. Indeed, there was little in Pierre de Pevel's outward appearance that would attra...
Death by Books
Death by Books rated it
Most of the problems I had with this book can probably be laid at the feet of the translator and whoever was supposed to edit it once the translator was done with hit. Like a lot of people have already said, the sentence structure and punctuation leave quite a lot to be desired. The publisher seem...
Brian's Book Blog
Brian's Book Blog rated it
4.0 The Cardinal's Blades
Set in 17th century France, the time of the Musketeers. In this novel, Cardinal Richelieu isn't the token villain, and the main characters are an elite unit at his command, used to carry out the secret and deniable tasks to keep France safe.On top of this, there are also dragons and some magic. The ...
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