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In this superb adaptation of a novel by a 19th century Greek writer, Lawrence Durrell traces the remarkable history of a young woman who traveled across Europe in the 9th century disguised as a monk, acquired great learning, and ruled over Christendom for two years as Pope John VII before her sudden and surprising death in childbirth. The original, banned novel brought its author immediate fame as well as excommunication and is now securely established in the history of modern Greek literature. Subsequently, Durrell, one of the most important British writers of the 20th century and author of the Alexandria Quartet, created a masterpiece in its own right, a dazzling concoction presented with the deftest touch. A sophisticated literary delight.""-Publishers Weekly

 
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Hardback Editions

June 1984 : USA Hardback
Title: Pope Joan
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-87951-963-0 / 978-0-87951-963-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Overlook Books
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1960 : USA Hardback
Title: Pope Joan
Author(s): Emmanuel Royidis
ISBN: 0-87951-002-1 / 978-0-87951-002-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Overlook Press
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December 1960 : UK Hardback
Title: Pope Joan
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-233-95595-X / 978-0-233-95595-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd
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Paperback Editions

March 2000 : UK Paperback
Title: Pope Joan (Peter Owen modern classics)
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-7206-1065-6 / 978-0-7206-1065-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
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August 1997 : USA Paperback
Title: Pope Joan
Author(s): Emmanual Royidis, Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-87951-786-7 / 978-0-87951-786-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Overlook Press
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August 1984 : USA Paperback
Title: Pope Joan
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-87951-964-9 / 978-0-87951-964-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Overlook Books
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November 1982 : UK Paperback
Title: Pope Joan
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-600-20532-0 / 978-0-600-20532-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
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May 1981 : UK Paperback
Title: Pope Joan
Author(s): Emmanuel Royidis, Emmanouel Rhoides
ISBN: 0-7206-0585-7 / 978-0-7206-0585-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
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February 1974 : UK Paperback
Title: Pope Joan
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-14-003760-8 / 978-0-14-003760-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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September 1971 : UK Paperback
Title: Pope Joan
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-7221-3119-4 / 978-0-7221-3119-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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Audio Editions

August 2016 : MP3 CD
Title: Pope Joan
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 1-5318-1636-3 / 978-1-5318-1636-0
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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December 2009 : USA Audio edition
Title: Pope Joan
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

December 2009 : UK Audio edition
Title: Pope Joan
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
Publisher: Audible Studios
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