Queen Margot Age of Innocence by Olivier Cadic, Francois Gheysens


Queen Margot Age of Innocence by Olivier Cadic, Francois Gheysens

This is a historical graphic novel about the most famous French princess. This story is drawn from the memoirs of Marguerite de Valois, called Queen Margot, the first wife of the King of France, Henri IV. It is 1569, Queen Elizabeth I of England and King Philippe II of Spain confront each other by proxy. The war between the Protestants and the Catholics is tearing France apart. Margot's hand is the object of a negotiation intended to strengthen the throne of her brother Charles IX, King of France. But Margot is 16 years old, and she has lost her heart to the Duke of Guise. Confronted with reasons of State and with every possible ambition, the princess is plunged into an intrigue that is beyond her.

About the Author

The Age of Innocence is co-authored by Olivier Cadic, passionately fond of History, and a Graphic Novel fanatic, Francois Gheysens. It is illustrated by Juliette Derenne, a young artist who started in the Graphic Novel market in 2001, and who has already taken part in the creation of the La compagnie des Glaces series, published by Dargaud, and has illustrated the comic book les oublies published by Bamboo in 2005.

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48 pages
Interest Age: 12+


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Publication date

13th July 2006



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