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User Review  - ELEkstrom - LibraryThing

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

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User Review  - musecure - LibraryThing

The Maid and the Queen is a very well told popular history of Joan of Arc and the queen behind her, Yolande of Aragon. Nancy Goldstone brings these two women beautifully to life and places them within ... Read full review

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User Review  - allisonmacias - LibraryThing

Nancy Goldstone tells the whole story of Joan of Arc and the Hundred Years War. Rich with details, the reader is given extreme insight into the fight for France's Crown. Going back years before Joan ... Read full review

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User Review  - CurrerBell - LibraryThing

I'm much more anxious to get started on Juliet Barker's two histories of the Hundred Years War (Agincourt and Conquest), but I decided to start on this pop-history first, as being a bit simpler of a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Beamis12 - LibraryThing

Amazing facts about two women who played such a prominent part in history yet could not have been more raised more differently. Yolande, who becomes the Queen of Sicily, married for 17 years had been ... Read full review

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User Review  - MissRead13 - LibraryThing

It's completely obvious Goldstone is a genius when it comes to telling tales of predominant historic figures, and this book is no exception. She captures the essence of Joan of Arc and Yolande of ... Read full review

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User Review  - gdemange - LibraryThing

This is a really great book. And why not? With characters such as Philip the Bold, John the Fearless, The Mad King (Charles VI), and The Bastard of Orleans, not to mention Henry V, Henry VI and the ... Read full review

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

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utterly fascinating. i really loved this book. it speeds along like fiction and almost reads like a narrative. i really enjoyed learning something about medieval france as well as learning about old ... Read full review


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