Saint Francis

Saint Francis

Nikos Kazantzakis

The Francis of Assisi in those pages is a guy of fight and soreness, a guy God-possessed.”—Saturday Review

“The writing . . . is direct and vigorous.”—Commonweal

“The novel is powerful, deep, and relocating. . . . a penetration into the secret and beauty of life.”—San Francisco Chronicle

The protean Greek writer Nikos Kazantzakis retells the tale of the so much loved of saints—Francis of Assisi, who completely replaced the method humans take into consideration following God. Drawing at the conventional tales of the saint’s lifestyles, Kazantzakis infuses the story with a fervent imaginative and prescient that's uniquely his personal, highlighting the saint’s heroic
single-mindedness within the face of maximum actual and non secular agony. He portrays the saint as a good lover and encouraging chief who embraced radical poverty within the face of many stumbling blocks and temptations whereas attaining a life-style marked via epic generosity.


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