Lewis, Janet The Wife of Martin Guerre

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The Wife of Martin Guerre

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When he suddenly returns, Bertrande is overwhelmed by a renewed bliss, but as the months pass she has a terrible fear that the man she has welcomed is not Martin Guerre. Impelled by an oppressive sense of sin and intense hatred for her betrayer, she is driven to accomplish her own downfall.

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"The Wife of Martin Guerre by Janet Lewis is one of the most resonant short novels I can remember. I greatly like two other books she wrote: The Trial of Soren Qvist and The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron. She never got the attention she deserved." -- Evan S. Connell, Jr.

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Janet Lewis wrote many books of poetry and historical fiction, including The Wife of Martin Guerre. She was married to the poet and critic Yvor Winters. Janet Lewis died in 1998 at the age of 99. Janet Lewis was a novelist, poet, and short-story writer whose literary career spanned almost the entire twentieth century. The New York Times has praised her novels as "some of the 20th century's most vividly imagined and finely wrought literature." Born and educated in Chicago, she lived in California for most of her adult life and taught at both Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley. Her works include "The Wife of Martin Guerre" (1941), T"he Trial of Soren Qvist" (1947), T"he Ghost of Monsieur Scarron" (1959), "Good-Bye, Son and Other Stories "(1946), and "Poems Old and New" (1982).

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