This novel, from the author of "The Closed Garden", "Moira" and "The Other Sleep", attempts to create a portrait of St Francis of Assisi, tracing his pampered childhood, the worldly days of his youth and his eventual conversion. It also explores the establishment of his religious order.
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Julien Green, novelist and diarist, is the celebrated author of more than forty books, including The Closed Garden, The Transgressor, Moira, The Other Sleep, and Journals, 1938-1971. A pivotal figure in the Paris literary scene of the 1920s and 1930s, he became in 1971 the only American writer to be elected to the Academie Française.Language Notes:
Text: English, French (translation)
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