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Review: The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc

User Review  - Erin Entrada - Goodreads

This isn't a typical Joan of Arc biography (nor does it claim to be), but it places Joan of Arc in context better than many existing biographies out there. It's largely a story of Queen Yolande ... Read full review

Review: The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc

User Review  - Annie - Goodreads

Okay, disclaimer: I really enjoyed this book, but I felt a little mislead by the title. This isn't really so much of a history of Joan of Arc (who is actually featured very little, and pushed to the ... Read full review

Review: The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

Everyone knows the story of Joan of Arc, but most of us know it in a simplified version we read as children, or saw in movies. This book puts Joan into the context of her times, and explains her ... Read full review

Review: The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc

User Review  - Ellen Ekstrom - Goodreads

This was not so much a biography or history of Joan of Arc, as a chronicle of the role Yolande of Aragon played during this part of the Hundred Years War between England and France, and her ... Read full review

Review: The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc

User Review  - Louise - Goodreads

Queen Yolanda illustrates how women in the middle ages wielded power. Coming from a childhood of privilege, she married into an even more wealthy and powerful family. In her husband's absence she ... Read full review

Review: The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc

User Review  - Geoff Sebesta - Goodreads

If you read one book about Joan of Arc, it should not be this one. If you read three, though, this should be the third. First read Tuchman's "A Distant Mirror" to get the best possible picture of the ... Read full review

Review: The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc

User Review  - Sheila - Goodreads

This is a work of both historical fact and historical conjecture set in the 14th and 15th centuries. The main focus is on the queen of the title, Yolande of Aragon, Queen of Sicily, and mother-in-law ... Read full review

Review: The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc

User Review  - Ann - Goodreads

I picked up this book as I've always been intrigued by the story of Joan of Arc ... and was intrigued by the "secret" part of the title of this particular book ! The author chronicles as much of the ... Read full review

Review: The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc

User Review  - Edwinnaarden - Goodreads

What I liked was: I learned more about Joan, Yolande and the 100 years war and the book was fairly easy reading, but on the whole I disliked the book a bit more than I liked it. Why? Well, history is ... Read full review

Review: The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

As I enjoyed Goldstone's previous two books immensely, it was a given that I would read this book as well. And just as with Four Queens: The Provenšal Sisters Who Ruled Europe and The Lady Queen: The ... Read full review


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