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Author Pérez-Reverte, Arturo.

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

Publication Info. New York : Harcourt Brace and Company, 1999.

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Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Adult Fiction  FICTION PEREZ-REVERTE    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Adult Fiction  F PEREZ    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Adult Fiction  F REVERTE    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  FICTION PEREZ-REVERTE    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  FIC PEREZ-REVERTE    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  F PEREZ-REVERTE    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  F PEREZ-REVERTE    Check Shelf
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  PEREZ-REVERTE, ARTURO    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Basement Materials  PEREZ-REVERTE, ARTURO    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Adult Fiction  FIC PEREZ-REVERTE    Check Shelf

Edition 1. ed.
Description 245 pages ; 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.
Summary 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.
Subject Fencing coaches -- Spain -- Madrid -- Fiction.
Madrid (Spain) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Fencing coaches. (OCoLC)fst00922895
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Spain -- Madrid. (OCoLC)fst01204086
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Added Author Costa, Margaret Jull.
Added Title Maestro de esgrima. English
Other Form: Online version: Pérez-Reverte, Arturo. Maestro de esgrima. English. Fencing master. 1. ed. New York : Harcourt Brace & Co., 1999 (OCoLC)606354634
Online version: Pérez-Reverte, Arturo. Maestro de esgrima. English. Fencing master. 1. ed. New York : Harcourt Brace & Co., 1999 (OCoLC)609264535
ISBN 0151001812
9780151001811
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