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.
This was great for research. See my book: Francis of Assisi, a Novel approach to lady Poverty! Read morePublished 1 month ago by michael j contos
The best biography of St. Francis out there. Full of imagery and lyrical language, God's Fool allows the reader to become immersed in his world, his Assisi, his living the Gospel... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Eric H.
This biography isn't dry or boring like most, it is very well-written, and it makes you want to try to live more like the amazing man, St. Francis.Published 15 months ago by Bridget
The election of Pope Francis was important to me and I was curious about the name he chose. Recently I read My Life With The Saints by James Martin,SJ. Read morePublished 19 months ago by caritas7
This biography covers all the important aspects of Francis' life. This is an easy read. It is a good start to the study of Francis' life.Published 20 months ago by Amazon Customer
We were pleased to receive it so fast as we lost the first copy we purchased. It is a book for class I am taking and it relieved my anxiety of how I was going to complete my... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Diane Holdren
A few years ago, I guess it was in the early 2000's, the catch word in Christian publishing was "extreme". (The current buzzword seems to be "transformational". Read morePublished on December 7, 2010 by Adam
The spirit of Francis' life is one of love, peace, and learning devotion. He had a more colorful youth than I imagined, that led unexpectedly to a monastic life that influenced... Read morePublished on March 13, 2009 by Benjamin Devey
Green's account grows out of lifelong admiration for Francis, but for him no tribute can be better than bare truth. This life and times paints the whole social scene in which St. Read morePublished on January 23, 2008 by Brian Griffith