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Charles Drazin

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Charles Drazin was born in Hampshire in 1960. He grew up in North London and was educated at Highgate School and Oxford University, where he read Classics. He has worked for many years as a writer and editor, and also teaches at Queen Mary, University of London. His other books include In Search of the Third Man (1999),Korda: Britain’s Only Movie Mogul (2002), The Man Who Outshone the Sun King (2008) and The Faber Book of French Cinema (2011).

Books by Charles Drazin

Mapping the Past

A panoramic new work of history following five brothers around the world in the dying days of Empire

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The Man Who Outshone The Sun King

The story - straight out of Dumas - of the rise and fall of Nicolas Fouquet, Louis XIV's first finance minister and the man who 'outshone the Sun King'.

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Boo Hoo

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