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Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Siria - Goodreads

One of the classic works of microhistory, The Return of Martin Guerre tells the story of a sixteenth century French case of fraud and imposture. A young man called Martin Guerre, the only son of ... Read full review

Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Syrdarya - Goodreads

This is a quick read, and pretty interesting, about the real life incident in France when a peasant man left home, deserting his wife and son, and several years later another man turned up and claimed ... Read full review

Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Willow - Goodreads

A very strange story, a quick read, and one of the few instances where the book was written AFTER the movie. Although, I cannot tell which one is better... Read full review

Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Tammy Prater - Goodreads

Excellent book. It illustrates both the richness and paucity of sources. I wanted more of the emotion and feeling, but those records died with the family. Read full review

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User Review  - Shona - Goodreads

Very interesting book, although because of Davis's method it can be difficult to tell how much of it is solid fact and how much of it comes from her imagination. It's a very lively story, though, and I found myself very much on the side of new!Martin. Read full review

Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Charles - Goodreads

I read this in Dr. Blackman's Western History class, but I don't remember how it ends (tongue firmly in cheek). I've give it another go. Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Hilary - Goodreads

This book was incredible. Not only was the story absolutely riveting, and contained all the best parts of fiction -- only it was true! -- the style was clean, simple, and a joy to read. If all the ... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

An a fun story to read that makes you think about one's identity as well as cultural and social life of middle age French peasants. Read full review

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User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

True account of events that take place in the middle ages. A husband goes off to war and is unaccounted for - after several years, he returns - but is it really him? Read full review

Review: Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Jessica Booth - Goodreads

This was a required book for my freshman history class. I thought it was a nice surprise! Read full review


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