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The Fencing Master
The Fencing Master
Author: Arturo Perez-Reverte, Margaret Jull Costa (Translator)
In Madrid, in 1868, Don Jaime, fencing master and anachronistic man of honor, is working on his Treatise on the Art of Fencing. One day he is approached by a mysterious woman who seeks to learn the secret of "the unstoppable thrust," a supreme moment at the very heart of the art of fencing. All too soon he finds himself in the vortex o...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780156006842
ISBN-10: 0156006847
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 256
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

3.5 stars, based on 27 ratings
Publisher: Harvest Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 3
Perez-Reverte is one of my favorite authors. His descriptions allow you to "see" what he's writing about. Also recommend Queen of the South and The Club Dumas.
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Helpful Score: 3
I enjoy most of Perez Reverte's work with Club Dumas and the Flanders Panel as favorites. This one with a 17th century Madrid setting, never grabbed me. Still, the writing is superb.
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