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The fencing master

Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte; Margaret Jull Costa
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace & Co., 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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A murder mystery in 1886 Madrid featuring an old fencing master who still teaches in the age of the pistol. He is famous for his unstoppable thrust and one day a beautiful woman arrives asking he teach it to her. The novel traces their relationship. By the author of The Flanders Panel.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pérez-Reverte, Arturo.
Fencing master.
New York : Harcourt Brace & Co., 1999
(OCoLC)606354634
Online version:
Pérez-Reverte, Arturo.
Fencing master.
New York : Harcourt Brace & Co., 1999
(OCoLC)609264535
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arturo Pérez-Reverte; Margaret Jull Costa
ISBN: 0151001812 9780151001811
OCLC Number: 39443732
Description: 245 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: I. The Fencing Bout 5 --
II. Compound Attack with Two Feints 31 --
III. Uncertain 'Time' on a False Attack 57 --
IV. The Short Lunge 81 --
V. Glissade 128 --
VI. An Attack on the Blade 156 --
VII. The Appel 181 --
VIII. With Bare Blades 207.
Other Titles: Maestro de esgrima.
Responsibility: Arturo Pérez-Reverte ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa.
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A murder mystery in 1886 Madrid featuring an old fencing master who still teaches in the age of the pistol. He is famous for his unstoppable thrust and one day a beautiful woman arrives asking he teach it to her. The novel traces their relationship. By the author of The Flanders Panel.

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