The Fencing Master Characters

Arturo Pérez-Reverte
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Don Jaime Astarloa

The first quality of Don Jaime that anyone notices is his physical appearance. He is in his mid fifties and very thin. He appears frail, but this is deceiving because he is in excellent physical condition. He has a full head of white hair. His taste in clothing is considered tasteful but old fashioned. His physical traits and his choice of fashion combine to give the impression of a man frozen in time.

This impression based on physical appearance is fitting for Don Jaime, because he also tries to live by a code of conduct that many in his day think of as outdated. He devotes his life to the art of fencing and the code of honor that he believes goes along with the physical aspects of the art.

Don Jaime lives a solitary life. Besides his students and his regular attendance at his discussion...

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