The Life of Joan of Arc
by Anatole France
Publisher: ManyBooks 1909
Number of pages: 939
Anatole France, the Nobel-prize winning French author, turns to a historical subject for this two-volume Life of Joan of Arc. Thoroughly researched with a wealth of references, he sought to bring a rationalist viewpoint to the legendary French heroine and to examine and, where necessary, overturn the superstitious additions to her history.
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