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Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Todd Stansbury - Goodreads

While there can be some question about the nature of narrative, and particularly pushing the boundaries of history and fiction, this is an excellent book that tells the charming and interesting story ... Read full review

Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Sharon - Goodreads

Best history book EVER! This Annales style micro history was more of a page turner than most of the fiction I've been reading. Davis's detail of the lives of these French villagers is amazing. Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Maria - Goodreads

fun read, i had not heard of the story. davis does a great job piecing together trial. Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

Incredibly intriguing. This is an incredibly rare and intimate glimpse into a culture we never get to hear much about. It is very well-written to boot. Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Maria - Goodreads

A work of non-fiction by Natalie Zemon Davis that inspires me to write a story when I write history. If you like mystery and intrigue, you won't be disappointed. If a good love story is something that ... Read full review

Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - James - Goodreads

Great and a very quick read. Though about one of the greatest impostors ever to walk the earth, it's also about life in southern France at the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. Read full review

Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Chris Wolak - Goodreads

Really enjoyed reading this book and discussing it in class. Read full review

Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - George King - Goodreads

The French film version of this short work, starring a young Gerard Depardieu, is fabulous. The American knock-off, "Sommersby," starring Ricahrd Gere and Jodie Foster--not so fabulous. Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Suz - Goodreads

Renaissance and early modern europe. Read full review

Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Doris - Goodreads

classic microhistory Read full review


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