Through the eyes of William, one of Abelard's acolytes and companions, Farewell, My Only One tells the story of Peter Abelard, the most famous philosopher and theologian of 12th-century Europe, and his passionate, but ultimately doomed, love affair with the gifted and beautiful Heloise, niece of the canon of Notre Dame in Paris, who extracts horrifying vengeance on his ward's lover. One of the great romances of all times, Antoine Audouard has based his narrative on Abelard's and Heloise's celebrated correspondence and ...

Farewell My Only One 2004, Canongate Books Ltd, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781841954707

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