The fencing master by Harry Bache Smith

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ContributionsDe Koven, Reginald, 1859-1920, Castle Square Opera Company, Columbia Theatre (Organization : Washington, D.C.), Theater Playbills and Programs Collection (Library of Congress)
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LC ClassificationsPN2093 .A44 1877 no. Thr. E/F
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Pagination1 v. (theater program).
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Open LibraryOL25113268M
LC Control Number2011675028

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"The Fencing Master" by Arturo Perez-Reverte is a throwback to another time in fact, even within the time setting of the story, the protagonist (a fencing master, go figure) is a throwback to another time, an era of pure honor and purer scruples.

Of course, such an era has never existed, /5. 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.

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He has become somewhat withdrawn into himself and his art of fencing not unlike some of the samurai tales/5().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.

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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.

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There is an interesting analogy throughout between the art of fencing (context), the more symbolic art of love (theme), and the art of political revolt (place).

THE FENCING MASTER Spanish author Arturo Perez-Reverte and his translator, Margaret Jull Costa, have created a novel that may best be described as ~.

Excerpt from The Fencing Master: Life in Russia You were reading the romance of M. Dumas, The Fencing Master. How do you know that, Sire. It is not difficult to guess, since it is the last book I have prohibited.

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The Fencing Master Summary. The novel The Fencing Master is a story about an aging master of the art of fencing who finds himself involved in a murder mystery. The story begins in mid nineteenth century Madrid. Don Jaime Astarloa is the most renowned fencing master in Madrid.

The fencing master and the amazon A great story with a flavor of the classic novels (like Dumas) narrated by a great narrator. However, I think it is a pity that this was not. A murder mystery in 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.

Get this from a library. The fencing master. [Arturo Pérez-Reverte; Margaret Jull Costa] -- "On the eve of Spain's September Revolution ofwhile the regal Isabella consorts with her household cavalry and rumours and plots abound, Jaime Astarloa, master of the ancient art of fencing.

Get this from a library. The fencing master. [Arturo Pérez-Reverte; Margaret Jull Costa] -- Everyone in Madrid in the torrid fall of is discussing political plots and revolution except for Don Jaime.

He is a fencing master and man of honor, an anachronism. For years he has been working. The Fencing Master By Arturo Perez-Reverte Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa Harcourt Brace.

$ Reviewed by Michael Dirda, whose internet address is [email protected] Another colorful novel of intrigue from accomplished Spanish author Perez-Reverte (The Seville Communion,etc.). The setting is Madrid in a time of political unrest as self-indulgent Queen Isabelle II's hold on the throne grows shaky and numerous anti-royalist and revolutionary groups jostle for advantage.

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The denouement of this book is outstanding, as Don Jaime must rely on all of his emotional and physical resources to oppose the forces of evil that are closing in on him. The Fencing Master is a tour de force that left me breathless with admiration.

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If I’d had my way, I’d have been a fencer or a starship captain, or a lawyer, or a detective solving crimes. But instead, I am a writer, and that’s the best thing in the world to be if you ask me. It is a combination and revision of earlier editions: Bach, the Fencing Master (), its revision Droppings (), and Bach and the Happy Few ().

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A Basic Fencing Companion. Arturo Perez-Reverte does not disappoint in “The Fencing Master,” one of his earliest and best novels (). Don Jaime, a man of advanced middle age, is a respected fencing master in Madrid ina time when a sword is no longer the weapon of choice/5(28).

s: A book which looks at the honour and valour involved with fencing. Set against the background of a Madrid sweltering on the eve of Spain’s September Revolution in Each of its eight chapters begins with an epigraph to fencing which emerges as a way of interpreting the world.

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