The Sharp Hook of Love: A Novel of Heloise and Abelard

The Sharp Hook of Love A Novel of Heloise and Abelard Among the young women of th century Paris Heloise d Argenteuil stands apart Extraordinarily educated and quick witted she is being groomed by her uncle to become an abbess in the service of God Bu

  • Title: The Sharp Hook of Love: A Novel of Heloise and Abelard
  • Author: Sherry Jones
  • ISBN: 9781451684797
  • Page: 157
  • Format: Paperback
  • Among the young women of 12th century Paris, Heloise d Argenteuil stands apart Extraordinarily educated and quick witted, she is being groomed by her uncle to become an abbess in the service of God But with one encounter, her destiny changes forever Pierre Abelard, headmaster at the N tre Dame Cloister School, is acclaimed as one of the greatest philosophers in France.Among the young women of 12th century Paris, Heloise d Argenteuil stands apart Extraordinarily educated and quick witted, she is being groomed by her uncle to become an abbess in the service of God But with one encounter, her destiny changes forever Pierre Abelard, headmaster at the N tre Dame Cloister School, is acclaimed as one of the greatest philosophers in France His controversial reputation only adds to his allure, yet despite the legions of women swooning over his poetry and dashing looks, he is captivated by the brilliant Heloise alone As their relationship blossoms from a meeting of the minds to a forbidden love affair, both Heloise and Abelard must choose between love, duty, and ambition.Sherry Jones weaves the lovers own words into an evocative account of desire and sacrifice As intimate as it is erotic, as devastating as it is beautiful, The Sharp Hook of Love is a poignant, tender tribute to one of history s greatest romances, and to love s power to transform and endure.

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