The Joyful Beggar Louis de Wohl

ISBN: 9780898708141

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378 pages


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The Joyful Beggar  by  Louis de Wohl

The Joyful Beggar by Louis de Wohl
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In this magnificent and stirring novel, Louis de Wohl turns his famed narrative skill to the story of the soldier and merchants son who might have been right-hand man to a king ... and who became instead the most beloved of all saints.Set againstMoreIn this magnificent and stirring novel, Louis de Wohl turns his famed narrative skill to the story of the soldier and merchants son who might have been right-hand man to a king ...

and who became instead the most beloved of all saints.Set against the tempestuous background of 13th Century Italy and Egypt, here is the magnificent and inspiring story of Francis Bernardone, the brash, pleasure-loving young officer who was to become immortalized as St. Francis of Assisi.The story teems with action, pageantry and intrigue with finely conceived characters -- the beautiful, saintly Clare, Frederick, the hawk-faced King of Sicily and Holy Roman Emperor, the Sultan Al Kamil, Pope Innocent III ...

The scene shifts from Assisi, Rome and Sicily to the deadly sands of Egypt.



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