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Genevieve of Paris

The Story of Saint Genevieve, the young woman who stood up against the Huns.

51. Gaul is under threat. Heading up a huge army, Attila has just destroyed Metz. Paris is on his path of invasion and its inhabitants are living holed up on the walled Ile de la Cité. This young woman, Genevieve, with the strength of her convictions, her bravery and determination who will save Paris from destruction. E

Genevienve has become the patron saint of Paris.

In an visionary and captivayting narrative, Max Gallo gives voice to those who knew her, allowing us to discover this woman who defied men and armies during the tumultuous 5th century.


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