Five years after Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake, her two brothers arrived in Orleans with a woman they claimed was their sister miraculously saved from the flames. Who was the mystery woman? More importantly for the political players of the time: how could she be used?

Set in 15th century France, Claude Des Armoises deals with issues such as political expediency and manipulation, sudden celebrity and the terrible danger of rising to giddy heights on a platform of public and private deception that still resonate today.

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