Pope Joan

Pope Joan A world wide bestseller major motion picture and upcoming Director s Cut TV mini series exclusively for the U S Pope Joan has all the elements one wants in a historical drama love sex violence dup

  • Title: Pope Joan
  • Author: Donna Woolfolk Cross
  • ISBN: 9780345416261
  • Page: 217
  • Format: Paperback
  • A world wide bestseller, major motion picture and upcoming Director s Cut TV mini series exclusively for the U.S Pope Joan has all the elements one wants in a historical drama love, sex, violence, duplicity, and long buried secrets Cross has written an engaging book Los Angeles Times Book ReviewFor a thousand years her existence has been denied She is the legend thaA world wide bestseller, major motion picture and upcoming Director s Cut TV mini series exclusively for the U.S Pope Joan has all the elements one wants in a historical drama love, sex, violence, duplicity, and long buried secrets Cross has written an engaging book Los Angeles Times Book ReviewFor a thousand years her existence has been denied She is the legend that will not die Pope Joan, the ninth century woman who disguised herself as a man and rose to become the only female ever to sit on the throne of St Peter Now in this riveting novel, Donna Woolfolk Cross paints a sweeping portrait of an unforgettable heroine who struggles against restrictions her soul cannot accept.Brilliant and talented, young Joan rebels against medieval social strictures forbidding women to learn When her brother is brutally killed during a Viking attack, Joan takes up his cloak and his identity and enters the monastery of Fulda As Brother John Anglicus, Joan distinguishes herself as a great scholar and healer Eventually, she is drawn to Rome, where she becomes enmeshed in a dangerous web of love, passion, and politics Triumphing over appalling odds, she finally attains the highest office in Christendom wielding a power greater than any woman before or since But such power always comes at a price .In this international bestseller, Cross brings the Dark Ages to life in all their brutal splendor and shares the dramatic story of a w

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