Love Without End by Melvyn Bragg
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A profoundly thought-provoking, moving novel that breathes fresh life into one of history's most remarkable and enduring love stories.
Paris in 1117. Heloise, a brilliant young scholar, is astonished when the famous, radical philosopher, Peter Abelard, consents to be her tutor. But what starts out as a meeting of minds turns into a passionate, dangerous love affair, which incurs terrible retribution.
Nine centuries later, Arthur is in Paris to recreate the extraordinary story of Heloise and Abelard in a novel. To his surprise, his daughter visits and agrees to help, challenging his portraits of a couple who seem often inscrutable, sometimes breathtakingly modern. It soon emerges she is on her own mission to discover more about her parents' fractured relationship - and that Arthur's connection to his subject is more emotional than he cares to admit.
About the author: Broadcaster, writer and novelist Melvyn Bragg was born on 6 October, 1939 in Wigton, Cumbria, in the north of England. Recent books incluide Twelve Books that Changed the World (2006); a new novel, Remember Me (2008), the story of a love affair between two students, one French and one English; In Our Time (2009);The Book of Books: The Radical Impact of the King James Bible 1611-2011 (2011) and Grace and Mary (2014).
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