A fool and his money: life in a partitioned medieval town

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Jonathan Cape, 1995 - History - 244 pages
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One of those microhistories that might have been good, but ends up being way more tangent than story, and doesn't even have the consolation of an interesting ending. Entirely skippable. Read full review

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I cannot say much more than the previous comment! The book is about my hometown of Rodez - up to now, most families stayed the same since the middle-ages, and like then, everybody knows everyone. So ... Read full review

Contents

Huc del Cayro and the town at war
22
Johan Gasc and the pride of partition
51
Gerald Canac and the lords demands
77
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About the author (1995)

Ann Wroe is a senior editor at "The Economist" and the author of "Pontius Pilate, "which was a finalist for the Samuel Johnson Prize. She is also the author of "A Fool and His Money "and "The Perfect Prince," She lives in London.

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