Eternal Love - The Story of Abelard and Heloise
Published by Nick Hern Books
7 Male 6 Female
When Abelard begins a wild affair with his brilliant student Heloise, his enemies find the perfect pretext to destroy him
Abelard is already on thin ice with the church over his contentious views
And when Heloise bears his child out of wedlock, their affair becomes the scandal of the age ...
Through the joy and suffering of one of the greatest love stories of the Middle Ages, Howard Brenton explores the relationships between logic and religion, humanism and fundamentalism, faith and power