J.L. Nelson: Joan of Arc, 19 October 2000
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Weidenfeld, 168 pp., £12.99, April 2000, 0 297 64568 4Show More
Joan of Arc: A Military Leader by Kelly DeVries.
Sutton, 242 pp., £20, November 1999, 0 7509 1805 5Show More
The Interrogation of Joan of Arc by Karen Sullivan.
Minnesota, 208 pp., £30, November 1999, 0 8166 3267 7Show More
“... with my blade of iron and to snatch you from heresy or from life itself. The military historian Kelly DeVries quotes this letter, noting doubts as to its authenticity but failing to register the irony of its timing: scarcely more than a year after it was written, Joan herself would be snatched from both heresy and life by representatives of the Church ...”