The Resource Heloise, Mandy Hager

Heloise, Mandy Hager

Label
Heloise
Title
Heloise
Statement of responsibility
Mandy Hager
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Heloise has an exceptional mind. In her determination to pursue learning rather than marriage or life as a cloistered nun, her path inevitably crosses with Peter Abelard, the celebrity philosopher, theologian and master at Paris' famed Cathedral School. When two such brilliant minds meet and engage, sparks are likely to fly. And when those two minds belong to a charismatic man and a determined young woman, those sparks are likely to ignite. But theirs is an impossible love. At a time when the Gregorian Reforms are starting to bite and celibacy among the clergy and church officials is being rigorously imposed, these two embark on an affair that will see their lives forever changed. Based on meticulous up-to-date research and the pair's own writings, this novel recreates the times, offers a plausible interpretation of the known facts and a vivid imagining of the gaps in this legendary story. So, too, it shines a light on a changing world whose attitudes and politics are not so very different from our own
Awards note
Ockham New Zealand Book Award for Fiction, Longlist 2018.
Cataloging source
NJB
Dewey number
NZ823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Heloise, Mandy Hager
Label
Heloise, Mandy Hager
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Forbidden love in a hostile world" --Front cover
  • New Zealand author
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1914279
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
382 pages
Isbn
9780143770992
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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