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Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Justin - Goodreads

Interesting concept, lousy book. Read full review

Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

Fascinating true story of one of the earliest cases of Identity Theft in medieval France. Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

The Inventive Peasant Arnaud du Tilh had almost persuaded the learned judges at the Parlement of Toulouse, when on a summer's day in 1560 a man swaggered into the court on a wooden leg, denounced ... 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: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

Short and relatively shallow but interesting enough. Read full review

Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Maughn Gregory - Goodreads

After showing the movie to my teen-aged daughter, she and I were eager to know more about the real story and this little book provided a splendid microhistory, with religious, cultural, linguistic, and historical detail. Read full review

Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Ja - Goodreads

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Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book. It is an example of a history book that is written in the form of a narrative and is accessible to a popular audience. It is an easy read, is a thankfully short monograph, and ... Read full review

Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Patricia - Goodreads

The book is based on truth with some elements of fiction for a more dramatic effect. It is a good book if you enjoy a good drama, romance, or if you want a basic understanding of French history during the time for which it was written. Read full review

Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Gail - Goodreads

Natalie Zemon Davis, a historian, reseached archives to present the amazing story of three peasants in sixteenth century France. Martin Guerre, who abandoned his wife and then reappears seven years ... Read full review


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