The Scarlet Pimpernel
ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: Â• A concise introduction that gives readers important background information Â• A chronology of the author's life and work Â• A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical... show more
ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: Â• A concise introduction that gives readers important background information Â• A chronology of the author's life and work Â• A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context Â• An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations Â• Detailed explanatory notes Â• Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work Â• Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction Â• A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential. SERIES EDITED BY CYNTHIA BRANTLEY JOHNSON
Publish date: July 21st 2011
Publisher: Simon & Brown
Pages no: 268
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, European History
, French Revolution
Series: The Scarlet Pimpernel (#1)
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