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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

SeriesNovels of Alexandre Dumas
ContributionsAllinson, A. R. (Alfred Richard)
The Physical Object
Pagination148 p.
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24345928M

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The book is in fact a travelogue in 's Russia, and quite good at that despite the misleading title. It contains many interesting details of life in Russia at that time, particularly in St. Petersburg. The only way fencing contributes to the plot (such as it is) is that due to being a fencing master to nobles and high ranking officers, the protagonist is privy to goings on in the Czar's court. A good read for those /5(4). The Fencing Master combines character study with mystery. The protagonist is a ish fencing master with a dark secret from his youth in s Spain in a time of political upheaval. He has become somewhat withdrawn into himself and his art of fencing not unlike some of the samurai tales/5().   The Fencing Master combines character study with mystery. The protagonist is a ish fencing master with a dark secret from his youth in s Spain in a time of political upheaval. He has become somewhat withdrawn into himself and his art of fencing not unlike some of the samurai tales/5(). An interesting book by Dumas. Set after the Napoleonic Wars of a French Fencing Master travelling and and through Russia. It catalogues his observations of Russians, Russian Life and the scenery. On one side, this is a wonderful story by Dumas, it is a change of tact from his usual style focusing on the French Royal Family/5.

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  The Fencing Master is a beautiful book, it's full of rich descriptions and quiet moments that just stand out. If a person is looking for the more ostentatious action of the Club Dumas, then be prepared for disappointment. The action in this book doesn't spike until the end, /5(29). In THE FENCING MASTER, the protagonist, Don Jaime Astarloa, is an honored and honorable aging fencing master, and the female lead is a lovely, mysterious woman, Adela de Otero, of almost 30 years, who is already more than adept at fencing, but who wants to learn from the maestro an 'unstoppable thrust' that he has developed. The Fencing Master. Spain's bestselling novelist follows three polished and erudite thrillers (The Flanders Panel; The Club Dumas; The Seville Communion) with a fourth that combines the classic.   The Fencing Master - Ebook written by Arturo Pérez-Reverte. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Fencing Master/5(20).