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A FOOL AND HIS MONEY: Life in a Partitioned Town in Fourteenth-Century France

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Wroe, who studied medieval history at Oxford and is now the American editor of the Economist, uses a real-life 14th-century mystery as a ``springboard'' for an intimate, well-crafted profile of late medieval life in the town of Rodez in southwest France. In 1369 or 1370, a somewhat down-and-out man named Peyre Marques of Rodez calls in masons to investigate a blocked drain in his house. They soon ... Read full review

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