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Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - James - Goodreads

The Return of Martin Guerre is a history of what is probably the earliest written account of identity theft. Martin Guerre is a wealthy middle-class boy who has an arranged marriage to an even younger ... Read full review

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  - Rebekah - Goodreads

The tale of a man who left his family for adventure, and then returned years later. Except, the man who returned was actually an impostor. It was crazy to read about how people couldn't prove this man ... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

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

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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

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Genichka - Goodreads

I was deeply impressed when I read this book. I read it like a fiction not like a historian book. (according to the linguistic turn this method of reasoning seems to be a tragedy)I was interested in ... Read full review


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