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The Scarlet Pimpernel - Emmuska Orczy
The Scarlet Pimpernel
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In 1972, during the French Revolution, twenty English aristocrats—one to command, and nineteen to obey—form a secret society to save their French counterparts from the guillotine...
In 1972, during the French Revolution, twenty English aristocrats—one to command, and nineteen to obey—form a secret society to save their French counterparts from the guillotine...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780307291875
Publisher: Premier Classics
Pages no: 299
Edition language: English
Series: The Scarlet Pimpernel (#1)
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Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
4.5 "They seek him here, they seek him there ..."
Oh, what a glorious prelude to the 2018 Summer of Spies. Maybe not a "spy" novel in a narrower sense, but writing in 1902 and leagues ahead of her time, Orczy created the first book of what would become a series of perfect swashbucklers, starring a power couple in which the heroine is every bit he...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
4.5 "They seek him here, they seek him there ..."
Oh, what a glorious prelude to the 2018 Summer of Spies. Maybe not a "spy" novel in a narrower sense, but writing in 1902 and leagues ahead of her time, Orczy created the first book of what would become a series of perfect swashbucklers, starring a power couple in which the heroine is every bit he...
brokenbiscuits
brokenbiscuits rated it
0.0 Books of 1916: Part Two
Books of 1916: Part Two The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka Since childhood I’ve been familiar with the plot of this short novel; people talk about it all the time because it’s so compelling. I even had the first sentence memorized thanks to my older brother. Reciting it was a warm-up exercise in s...
Aren's Library
Aren's Library rated it
4.0 The Scarlet Pimpernel
Interesting read, enjoyed it more than I expected.
Darth Pony
Darth Pony rated it
4.0 The Scarlet Pimpernel
When I was about ten, I fell in love with the 1982 production of The Scarlet Pimpernel starring Anthony Andrews and Jane Seymour. What the movie, which is actually a mishmash of two books in the series, doesn't tell you is that at its core, this classic romantic adventure is Marguerite's story, not ...
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