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Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Cate Neuhauser - Goodreads

The story was good, but not as an acurate portrayal of history. The author took a lot of liberties and made a lot of assumptions Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Jacquelyn Mccaw - Goodreads

The story set in early modern France, late seventeenth century. Martin Guerre, a son of peasant parents, attempts to escape a life already dictated for him. His family has arranged his marriage to ... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Kelsey - Goodreads

Interesting story with a lackluster prose. Natalie Zemon Davis's style is at times choppy, other times tedious; perhaps I'd just like to see a historical narrative with more clarity and careful ... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Jesselyn - Goodreads

Zemon Davis's subject matter is fascinating but her analysis is cautious and doesn't truly address her questions. I'll sound like the worst history nerd ever, but skip the book and watch the movie ... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Chris Wolak - Goodreads

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

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Sporkalicious - Goodreads

This gives interesting descriptions about French Peasant life. I like this so far, its cute. Which is surprising. Normally I don't like history novels so much. Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - becca sporky - Goodreads

This gives interesting descriptions about French Peasant life. I like this so far, its cute. Which is surprising. Normally I don't like history novels so much. Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Ken - Goodreads

This is a fairly well known story that I had never heard before. Martin Guerre a French-Basque Peasant who married at around 14 to a girl of 10, left for parts unknown in his 20s. Some years later he ... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - John David - Goodreads

Natalie Zemon Davis, along with the likes of Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie and Carlo Ginzburg, both of whom she explicitly acknowledges in “The Return of Martin Guerre,” has carved out a relatively new ... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Kayla Viets - Goodreads

This book is very interesting, especially considering it's a true story. The movie's very good too, although it's not entirely true to the book. I read it for my freshman seminar class on European microhistory last year. Read full review


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