The Maid and the Queen
  • Release Date : 26 March 2013
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Categories : History
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780143122821
  • ISBN 10 : 0143122827
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Synopsis : The Maid and the Queen written by Nancy Goldstone, published by Penguin which was released on 26 March 2013. Download The Maid and the Queen Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. “Attention, ‘Game of Thrones’ fans: The most enjoyably sensational aspects of medieval politics—double-crosses, ambushes, bizarre personal obsessions, lunacy and naked self-interest—are in abundant evidence in Nancy Goldstone's The Maid and the Queen.” (Laura Miller, Salon.com) Joan of Arc, the brave peasant girl who heard the voices of angels and helped restore her king to the throne of France, astonished her contemporaries and continues to fascinate us today. Until now, though, her relationship with Yolande of Aragon, the ambitious and beautiful queen of Sicily—mother-in-law to the dauphin—has been little known. In a stunning work filled with intrigue, madness, and mysticism, Nancy Goldstone solves the thrilling mystery by showing that if you pry open the Queen's secrets, you will find the Maid's. Caught in the complex dynastic battle of the Hundred Years War, Yolande of Aragon championed the dauphin's cause. As French hopes dimmed, a courageous young woman arrived from the farthest recesses of the kingdom. But how did she gain an audience with a king? Was it only God's hand that moved Joan of Arc—or was it also Yolande of Aragon's?

The Maid

The Maid

Author : Kimberly Cutter
Publisher : A&C Black
Category : Fiction
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