“The Book of Joan,” by Lidia Yuknavitch

An environmental catastrophe retelling of the story of Joan of Arc. If the movie “Elysium” was based on a China Mieville story and you were really mad about all the cool stuff they left out … this is that book!

Keith, Flyleaf Books, Chapel Hill, N.C.

 

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