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The fencing master / Arturo Pérez-Reverte ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa.

Author/creator Pérez-Reverte, Arturo
Other author/creatorCosta, Margaret Jull.
Format Book and Print
Edition1st Harvest ed.
Publication InfoNew York : Harcourt Brace & Co., 2000.
Description244 pages ; 21 cm.
Uniform titleMaestro de esgrima. English
Series A Harvest book
Harvest book. ^A910442
Contents I. The Fencing Bout -- II. Compound Attack with Two Feints -- III. Uncertain 'Time' on a False Attack -- IV. The Short Lunge -- V. Glissade -- VI. An Attack on the Blade -- VII. The Appel -- VIII. With Bare Blades
Abstract 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.
Local noteSee also manuscript material related to the James H. and Virginia Schlobin Literature of the Fantastic Collection. Ask in Joyner Library Special Collections.
Acquisitions source Gift of James C. Holte, 2006.
ISBN0156006847 (pbk.)
ISBN9780156006842 (pbk.)
ISBN0156029839 (pbk.)
ISBN9780156029834 (pbk.)

Available Items

Library Location Call Number Status Item Actions
Joyner Schlobin Fantasy Collection PQ6666.E765 M3413 2000 ✔ Available Request Material

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