The Sharp Hook of Love

The Sharp Hook of Love

The first retelling of the passionate, twelfth-century love story since the discovery of 113 lost love letters between Heloise d’Argenteuil and Pierre Abelard—the original Romeo and Juliet.

"While I sleep you never leave me, and after I wake I see you, as soon as I open my eyes, even before the light of day itself." —Abelard to Heloise

Among the young women of twelfth-century Paris, Heloise d’Argenteuil stands apart. Extraordinarily educated and quick-witted,… (more)

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This is a lush story with wonderfully rich prose that evokes emotion. A wonderful book that is sure to please!

Readers will push to the end determined to find out if there never was a tale of more woe than that of Heloise and her Abelard, or if, for once, true love is able to triumph over everything that would see it destroyed.


Book Details  


Publisher: Gallery Books (October 07, 2014)

Collection: Gallery Books

Parent ISBN: 9781451684797

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 2.9 MB

Language: English


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