The tale of Joan of Arc is one of breathtaking faith: She heard the voice of God, and led an army for Him, refusing to renounce her views even unto burning at the stake. But perhaps it was not God’s voice at all. Perhaps it was her mischievous younger brother, Hedric of Arc, hidden behind a tree, perpetrating a prank that got way out of hand.
LONDON: Dave Eggers will deliver this year’s PEN HG Wells Lecture on the theme of digital human rights. Sunday, December 16. Tickets available here.
November 15, 1999