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Joan

 17.95

by Katherine J. Chen

A stunning and ambitious feminist reimagining of the life of Joan of Arc, Chen’s sumptuous historical saga follows the titular protagonist’s path through fifteenth-century France with thrilling pace and rich characterisation.

Joan

Girl. Warrior. Heretic. Saint?

France is mired in a losing war against England. Its people are starving. Its king is in hiding. Yet out of the chaos, an unlikely heroine emerges.

Reckless, steel-willed and brilliant, Joan has survived a childhood steeped in both joy and violence to claim an extraordinary – and fragile – position at the head of the French army. The battlefield and the royal court are full of dangers and Joan finds herself under suspicion from all sides – as well as under threat from her own ambition.

With unforgettably vivid characters and propulsive storytelling, Joan is a thrilling epic, a triumph of historical fiction, and a feminist celebration of one remarkable – and remarkably real – woman who left an indelible mark on history.

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Weight 0.6 kg
Dimensions 12.8 × 4.0 × 19.7 cm