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Pope Joan A Novel von Cross, Donna Woolfolk (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 09.06.2009
  • Verlag: Crown Publishing Group
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Pope Joan

Engaging . . . Pope Joan has all the elements: love, sex, violence, duplicity, and long-buried secrets.--Los Angeles Times Book ReviewFor a thousand years men have denied her existence--Pope Joan, the woman who disguised herself as a man and rose to rule Christianity for two years. Now this compelling novel animates the legend with a portrait of an unforgettable woman who struggles againstrestrictions her soul cannot accept.When her older brother dies in a Viking attack, the brilliant young Joan assumes his identity and enters a Benedictine monastery where, asBrother John Anglicus, she distinguishes herself as a scholar and healer. Eventually drawn to Rome, she soon becomes enmeshed in a dangerous mix of powerful passion and explosive politics that threatens her life even as it elevates her to the highest throne in the Western world.Brings the savage ninth century vividly to life in all its alien richness. An enthralling, scholarly historical novel.--Rebecca Fraser, Author of The BrontsFrom the Trade Paperback edition.

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 09.06.2009
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9780307453198
    Verlag: Crown Publishing Group
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