Matt Kennon’s Joan of Arc

  Joan of Arc’s story is one of the most fascinating biographies in history. A girl, guided by the voices of angels, leads the armies of France to defeat the English. She is captured, convicted of heresy and burned alive by the same Catholic Church that would one day declare her a saint.  Just asContinue reading “Matt Kennon’s Joan of Arc”

Mark Twain’s Joan of Arc

 “By far the most extraordinary person the human race has ever produced.” Mark Twain on Joan of Arc When Mark Twain wrote Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc in 1896 he was 61 years old and madly in love with his teenage heroine. While reading this book more than a century later, it’s hard notContinue reading “Mark Twain’s Joan of Arc”