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Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Heyrebekah Alm - Goodreads

A charming little book about an amazing case of 16th century identity theft. The author really manages to bring her peasant subjects to life. I could picture them and their village life much more ... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Kathleen - Goodreads

This is a good book but strictly historic during the Reformation Period. It gives insight not yet read/seen about topic. There was a movie but it was 'emblished' to sell tickets. I don't like that the ... Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

User Review  - Catherine - Goodreads

Fascinating true story. I used this book for a Directed Readings Course with a small group of Honors Students at the College. Read full review

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User Review  - Doris - Goodreads

classic microhistory Read full review

Review: The Return of Martin Guerre

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

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

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


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