Song for Eloise
Written by Leigh Sauerwein
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Song for Eloise by Leigh SauerweinAt fifteen Eloise is married off to a man twice her age and taken to his forlorn castle in the mountains. Thomas, a trobar (troubadour), and his companion, a juggler known as Babel, make their way from village to village, from tavern to castle, singing and entertaining. While peasants work the fields, knights hunt and fight and joust, monks pray the hours of the day, and the seasons turn, Eloise and Thomas, separated as children, reunite. Ultimately freed from her marriage to Robert by his death, it is however too late for Eloise and Thomas - their love seems doomed as well in this tragic but realistic story of broken hearts.
'A superbly crafted tapestry of medieval heartbreak.'
'An incisive poetic writer, Sauerwein (The Way Home) populates this novel of 12th century France with dynamic, memorable characters that illuminate the setting without compromising their dimension or believability.'
About the Author
Interest Age: 12+
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2nd October 2006
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