God’s Fool: The Life of Francis of Assisi by Julien Green

God’s Fool: The Life of Francis of Assisi

Julien Green
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  • ISBN
    9780060634643 / 0060634642
  • Title God’s Fool: The Life of Francis of Assisi
  • Author Julien Green
  • Category The Early Church
    Christian Theology
  • Format
  • Year 1987
  • Pages 288
  • Publisher
  • Imprint HarperSanFrancisco
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 136mm x 18mm x 205mm


“Green has produced a radiant life of St. Francis of Assisi, one that no else could have written...like carefully chosen glasses of many colors and stains, arranged with art... and lifted...so that the sun streams through”.....The Boston Globe

Publisher Description

This warm, richly detailed biography brings the beloved saint alive in all his human and profoundly spiritual dimensions.

Author Biography

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 Francaise.”

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God’s Fool: The Life of Francis of Assisi