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Chapter 9, the Return of Martin Guerre Summary and Analysis

Martin Guerre has been fighting in Flanders for King Phillip II of Spain, and has his leg shot off at the battle of St. Quentin. He survives the operation to amputate it and is taken care of by his Spanish army comrades. As a reward for his good service to the King of Spain, he is made a member of, and supported by the military order, the Knights of St. John, for a long time. Then, for unknown reasons, Martin Guerre abandons his supported life at the Spanish kingdom's expense and returns to his home.

Why does the real Martin Guerre return to Artigat after being absent for twelve years altogether? This is the biggest mystery. When the real Martin Guerre goes to Artigat, he finds all about the case and...

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