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The Fencing Master - Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Margaret Jull Costa
The Fencing Master
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The unstoppable thrust is the arcane fencing technique known only by Don Jaime—and the deadly maneuver that a beautiful young woman wants him to teach her.What begins as a rather bold request leads Don Jaime into the shadowy politics and violence of mid-nineteenth-century Madrid.
The unstoppable thrust is the arcane fencing technique known only by Don Jaime—and the deadly maneuver that a beautiful young woman wants him to teach her.What begins as a rather bold request leads Don Jaime into the shadowy politics and violence of mid-nineteenth-century Madrid.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780156029834 (0156029839)
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 244
Edition language: English
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AmySea
AmySea rated it
The Fencing Master started off pretty slowly for me. There's quite a bit in the first half of the book about Spanish politics and power grabs, a lot about monarchists and revolutionaries, and I didn't find much of this to be very interesting. Enter Doña Adela de Otero. With her introduction into ...
D3's Booklog
D3's Booklog rated it
4.0
This is my favourite of Perez-Reverte's books that I've read thus far. The stoic fencing maestro Jaime Astarloa is living out his remaining days of quiet desperation with a philosophical stiff upper lip as he watches the way of life he has devoted himself to fade into unlamented obscurity. Don Jaime...
Telynor's Library, and then some
Telynor's Library, and then some rated it
4.0
I actually enjoyed this one to my surprise. Sadly I've never gotten around to reading any other books by this author, and I know I should...For the complete review, please go here:http://www.epinions.com/content_20431146628
Uncertain, Fugitive, Half-fabulous
Uncertain, Fugitive, Half-fabulous rated it
0.0
Housing Works Bookstore Fair! $1 books! I like Perez-Reverte and it was a buck, even if I have heard less-than-glowing things from Kelly, I'm sure it's worth a look.
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