Moya Longstaffe is a retired Senior Lecturer in French at the University of Ulster, having previously taught at the universities of Bristol. Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt (Edinburgh), Caen and Belfast. She is the author of Metamorphoses of Passion and the Heroic in French Literature: Corneille, Stendhal, Claudel (Edwin Mellen Press) and The Fiction of Albert Camus: A Complex Simplicity (Peter Lang). She has researched the life and trial of Joan of Arc from primary sources over several years.
'This book will delight both professional historians and anyone who likes a great story. This compelling read brings to life not only Joan of Arc herself but also the people of her time, with all their foibles and virtues.' -- Graham Gargett, Emeritus Professor of French Culture and Ideas, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Voltaire Foundation (University of Oxford), RIA