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Henri Gougaud
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Mass Market Paperback, 291 pages
Published October 16th 1996 by Seuil (first published 1982)
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Jan 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Not yet available in english, the french edition (pocket) is a compelling account of the adult life if Guillaume Belibaste, reputedly the last of the cathar 'perfects'. Apart from giving a vivid description of life in the southwest of France and the north east of Spain in the 13th century, it gives many telling insights into the inner life of a follower (no, leader) of the cathar faith, and the dangers and privation of their life, hounded by the catholic authorities as heretics ('albigensian'). ...more
Jun 27, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A very interesting book about a Parfait that was not that perfect but more human. Amazing cruelty of the Catholic church towards Catharism without a doubt a purer form of christianism.
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