A Fool and His Money: Life in a Partitioned Town in Fourteenth-Century France
Ann Wroe brings to life a rich and perplexing culture of a city physically divided-as so many communities are today-by political factions in this skillful re-creation of fourteenth-century Rodez. Notes, bibliography.
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A fool and his money: life in a partitioned town in fourteenth-century FranceUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Wroe, a writer for the Economist and author of Lives, Lies, and the Iran Contra Affair (LJ 9/1/91), offers a highly personal but soundly researched historical reconstruction, based on local court ... Read full review
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The basic premise is fascinating: using a legal drama to describe an era. In this case, Wroe selected to describe 14th Century Rodez, a town in Southern France that endured conflicting loyalties ... Read full review