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The Elusive Pimpernel - Emmuska Orczy
The Elusive Pimpernel
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Robespierre's revolutionaries find their wicked schemes thwarted by the heroic Pimpernel — Sir Percival Blakeney. In this thrilling sequel, Chauvelin devises a plot to eliminate the Pimpernel and his wife.
Robespierre's revolutionaries find their wicked schemes thwarted by the heroic Pimpernel — Sir Percival Blakeney. In this thrilling sequel, Chauvelin devises a plot to eliminate the Pimpernel and his wife.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486454641 (0486454649)
ASIN: 486454649
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Series: The Scarlet Pimpernel (#3)
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Darth Pony
Darth Pony rated it
3.0 The Elusive Pimpernel
As much as I enjoy this series, I actually had a little trouble getting through this book. I kept putting it down in frustration and needing to take breaks from it. Part of that was due to health issues (the more pain I'm in the less patience I have), and the other part had to do with Orczy's repeti...
Readin' and Dreamin'
Readin' and Dreamin' rated it
3.0 The Elusive Pimpernel
Not as charming as the first book, but it had it's moments.Absolutely adored the scenes with Percy. And I felt myself holding my breath waiting to find out how he was going to get out of that dreadful bind at the end. Sink me! He's a genius.The chapters from Marguerite's point of view were absolutel...
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
3.0 The Elusive Pimpernel
[These notes were made in 1983. I read it in a 1920s edition:]. Chambertin - sorry, Chauvelin - sets up an elaborate duel situation to get Percy Blakeney to France. Marguerite, with more nobility than sense, follows him and gets herself captured. A set of threats to innocent lives effectively prev...
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