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Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Dan Gorman - Goodreads

It's very interesting that Davis, writing an academic history, never explicitly states her one thesis. Rather, she creates a driving narrative with digressions into social, legal, and cultural history ... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Goodreads

It's very interesting that Davis, writing an academic history, never explicitly states her one thesis. Rather, she creates a driving narrative with digressions into social, legal, and cultural history ... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Sara - Goodreads

I pretty much read this whole book on a fairly short plane ride--unusual for me--because I was so eager to see what happened and then interested in the people described. This story is so scandalous ... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

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I can't really comment on the accuracy of the methodology of the historical research here as I am not an historian myself - I'm a literature student - and as such, in my opinion, this is a wonderfully ... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Grace Harwood - Goodreads

I can't really comment on the accuracy of the methodology of the historical research here as I am not an historian myself - I'm a literature student - and as such, in my opinion, this is a wonderfully ... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Todd Stansbury - Goodreads

While there can be some question about the nature of narrative, and particularly pushing the boundaries of history and fiction, this is an excellent book that tells the charming and interesting story ... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Goodreads

While there can be some question about the nature of narrative, and particularly pushing the boundaries of history and fiction, this is an excellent book that tells the charming and interesting story ... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

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Best history book EVER! This Annales style micro history was more of a page turner than most of the fiction I've been reading. Davis's detail of the lives of these French villagers is amazing. Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

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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

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The French film version of this short work, starring a young Gerard Depardieu, is fabulous. The American knock-off, "Sommersby," starring Ricahrd Gere and Jodie Foster--not so fabulous. Read full review


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