The Fencing Master (Paperback)

By Arturo Perez-Reverte

Mariner Books, 9780156029834, 256pp.

Publication Date: June 7, 2004

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Description

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.


About the Author

ARTURO PEREZ-REVERTE is the author of many critically acclaimed novels, including The Club Dumas, The Flanders Panel, and the Captain Alatriste series. A retired war journalist, he lives in Madrid and is a member of the Royal Spanish Academy.


Praise For The Fencing Master

PRAISE FORTHE FENCING MASTER
“A taut, elegant mystery . . . Pérez-Reverte keeps us enthralled with his
duel through the very last move.”—ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH