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Post by Lynnet » August 12th, 2018, 2:58 pm

The Sword Maker by Robert Barr (1849 - 1912).

Times are hard in Frankfort. Defeat in war, weak leadership, trade blockades and a starving population lead to a restive and unhappy citizenry. The one thing Frankfort does have is the best three sword-makers in the country, who form a guild to try and find solutions to the economic problems assailing the city. One day, a stranger appears: an instructor in swordsmanship and the craft of sword-making. Despite not being licensed to carry a sword in the city, he promises the guild he can help them make their fortunes and lead the city out of the recession. ( Lynne Thompson)
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    6. Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Robert Barr) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Barr_(writer)
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    10. Original publication date (if known): 1910
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    Genres for the project: General Fiction/Published 1900 onward

    Keywords that describe the book: poverty, guilds, recession, starvation

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