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Matters of Honor (Tales of the Fencing Master)

Matters of Honor Tales of the Fencing Master Tales of the Fencing Master is set in New Orleans from to the mid s and tells the story of Villard D Mong a Creole living in a particularly interesting time in the city s history Though not

  • Title: Matters of Honor (Tales of the Fencing Master)
  • Author: Channing Hayden Marygayle Browing
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 181
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Tales of the Fencing Master is set in New Orleans from 1810 to the mid 1820s and tells the story of Villard D Mong , a Creole living in a particularly interesting time in the city s history Though not often thought of in such terms, in the first quarter of the 19th century New Orleans was on the American frontier Founded by French explorers in the early 1700s, it came Tales of the Fencing Master is set in New Orleans from 1810 to the mid 1820s and tells the story of Villard D Mong , a Creole living in a particularly interesting time in the city s history Though not often thought of in such terms, in the first quarter of the 19th century New Orleans was on the American frontier Founded by French explorers in the early 1700s, it came under Spanish rule in the 1760s Then, in the early 1800s, it was sold back to France who almost immediately sold it, along with the entire Louisiana territory, to the United States But no matter who owned it, Creoles in New Orleans considered themselves French And when Americans began arriving in great numbers, a competition developed between the Creoles and the Kaintucks, as the Creoles called the Americans invaders, for control of the city.Against this backdrop, Tales of the Fencing Master tells Villard s story in a somewhat unconventional manner It is a series of short stories tales that comprise a novel when read in order Most of the stories are mysteries but one or two venture into other genres Matters of Honor is actually the first two Tales of the Fencing Master, The Vampyre in Satin s Soup and a Tale of Two Revolutions, presented as a novella But don t expect to find Villard as the Fencing Master in either of these, or in several of the stories that follow Villard s life is complicated and evolving, befitting both the time and place in which he lived.

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    1.  A double life well livedVerified Purchase(What's this?)This review is from: Matters of Honor (Tales of the Fencing Master Book 1) (Kindle Edition)Good stories set in New Orleans and environs after the Louisiana Purchase and before American control and influence were fully in place. Along with the entertainment, there is accurate history and information, not usually seen, on slavery and black-white relations. There are pirates, adventurers, a voodoo-like religion, rebellions, race horses and m [...]

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