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The Sharp Hook of Love
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|The Sharp Hook of Love
By Sherry Jones
Publisher: Simon and Schuster/Gallery Books
Pub. Date: October 7, 2014
Genre: historical/biographical/literary fiction
from the publisher for a
virtual book tour on France Book Tours
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MY THOUGHTS ABOUT THIS BOOK
Almost a thousand years after their death, I would say Héloïse and Abélard are still the most famous Medieval couple in Europe. Their story has given rise to a massive amount of literature, and it is the source of many works, and myths as well. Unfortunately, it seems their fame is not so widespread in the US, apart from the world of Medieval scholars. So I am really thrilled Sherry Jones decided to introduce her American readers to them through The Sharp Hook of Love. Based on lots of primary and secondary sources, it is a brilliant presentation of their life.
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