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Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

I read this for an interdisciplinary course in college and was intrigued by the account. If you liked the movie "Sommersby" it was based on this historical event. This book was engaging and easy to read. Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Doris - Goodreads

classic microhistory Read full review

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User Review  - Renee - Goodreads

This is a brief historical account of peasant life during the middle ages. A true story of a case of identity theft. The book was loaned & suggested to me by a history doctoral student. Despite the market toward the lay reader, the book might only appeal to other history buffs... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Interesting tale of identity theft! I watched the film in a conversational French class last semsester and then had to read the story for a History course this semester. Definitely not a "beach read" as it is quite historically detailed. Nonetheless, I enjoyed it! Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

I have plans to adapt this book into a performance piece Read full review

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User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

Totally bizarre true story Read full review

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User Review  - Perri - Goodreads

This book is in the same vein as Carlo Ginzburg's The Cheese and the Worms, which I also really liked. Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Rick Wong - Goodreads

Good idea about life in the Medieval times, though I thought Davis gave too much credit to Bertrande and almost made her thinking and actions too modern. Another book to read for school Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Christy - Goodreads

I read this in my undergrad Western Civ class. I hated the class, but this was one of the few books I kept. Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Michael Oliver - Goodreads

An interesting real life account (or actual legend) based upon the life of Martin Guerre in the 1540's. Identity Theft, Adultery, Perjury, Courtroom Drama, are all recurring themes of this fun ... Read full review


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