The Fencing Master: A Novel

By: "Pérez-Reverte, Arturo"

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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 of a plot that includes seduction, secret political documents, and more than one murder. Rich in historical detail of a decaying world that agonizes-as does fencing itself-over the ideals of honor and chivalry, The Fencing Master is superb literature and a true page-turner.

Title: The Fencing Master: A Novel

Author Name: "Pérez-Reverte, Arturo"

Categories: historical fiction,

Publisher: Mariner Books:

ISBN Number: 0156006847

ISBN Number 13: 9780156006842

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: GOOD

lb: 2.10

Seller ID: 9780156006842

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