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‹ Read Format Kindle @Joan of Arc: A History ⁕ ePUB Author Helen Castor ⁹ ‹ Read Format Kindle @Joan of Arc: A History ⁕ ePUB Author Helen Castor ⁹ A book that shows vividly what Joan meant to those in her own time, politically and militarilyfascinating The New Yorker A triumph brings the real Joan and her time to dramatic, moving and brilliant life Dan Jones, author of The Plantagenets, New York Times bestseller In Castors hands Joans voice comes across in a truly vibrant way that illuminates her personality as few others have managedeye opening, engaging, and overall, excellent non fictionCastors outstanding ability to convey the important events and people that made up the political landscape make this one a winner BookBrowse Castor creates a strong introduction to the courageous girl who swore she heard saints voices, but also to the nation rending struggle for power so fiercely waged that only that singular, obsessive teenager could finally save FranceRecreates the heady atmosphere of the period Publishers Weekly Convincing and grippinga highly satisfying biographyCastors great coup is in framing this biography within another contextit puts the women back into the storyCastors book is an important way of returning Joans star to the realm where it belongs, the human one Amanda Foreman, New York Times Book Review Castor brings keenly observed historical details to the grandeur and drama of the political and religious turmoil of medieval Europe and an extraordinary young woman Booklist Castors research is thorough and her accountalways fascinating Readers interested in history, rather than folklore, will find this detailed framing of Joans story very rewarding Library Journal Castors account is filled with gruesome murders, even gruesome accidents, and layers of intrigue that make Game of Thrones look like childs playenjoyablenever dull, thanks to Castors knack for weaving in salacious bits, usually involving a particularly unfortunate death Daily Beast JOAN OF ARC A HISTORY is popular history at its best pacy, clear and undergirded with a formidable array of scholarly footnotes Helen Castor shows how well it can be done Daily Telegraph An amazing readThis is a true story from the histories and journals of the times that reads like fictionone of the best histories I have encountered Blogcritics Leslie WrightFrom the author of the acclaimed She Wolves, the complex, surprising, and engaging story of one of the most remarkable women of the medieval worldas never told before.Helen Castor tells afresh the gripping story of the peasant girl from Domremy who hears voices from God, leads the French army to victory, is burned at the stake for heresy, and eventually becomes a saint But unlike the traditional narrative, a story already shaped by the knowledge of what Joan would become and told in hindsight, Castors Joan of Arc A History takes us back to fifteenth century France and tells the story forwards Instead of an icon, she gives us a living, breathing woman confronting the challenges of faith and doubt, a roaring girl who, in fighting the English, was also taking sides in a bloody civil war We meet this extraordinary girl amid the tumultuous events of her extraordinary world where no onenot Joan herself, nor the people around herprinces, bishops, soldiers, or peasantsknew what would happen next.Adding complexity, depth, and fresh insight into Joans life, and placing her actions in the context of the larger political and religious conflicts of fifteenth century France, Joan of Arc A History is history at its finest and a surprising new portrait of this remarkable woman.Joan of Arc A History features an 8 page color insert. 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    • Joan of Arc: A History
    • 4.1
    • 377
    • Format Kindle
    • 368 pages
    • 0062384406
    • Helen Castor
    • Anglais
    • 13 October 2016

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