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The scarlet Pimpernel

Author: Emmuska Orczy Orczy, Baroness
Publisher: New York : Buccaneer Books, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An apparent English dandy rescues noble Frenchmen from the guillotine under the name of the Scarlet Pimpernel. First published in 1905, this magnificent historical adventure is filled with colorful characters, hairbreadth escapes, and heart-stopping intrigue. In 1792, the French Revolution gives way to a Reign of Terror, and the condemned nobility has only one vestige of hope--rescue by the elusive Scarlet  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Orczy, Emmuska Orczy, Baroness, 1865-1947.
Scarlet Pimpernel.
New York : Buccaneer Books, ©1984
(OCoLC)556158384
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emmuska Orczy Orczy, Baroness
ISBN: 089966508X : 9780899665085
OCLC Number: 11174669
Description: 223 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Paris: September 1792 --
Dover: "The fisherman's rest" --
Refuges --
League of the Scarlet Pimernel Marguerite --
Exquisite of '92 --
Secret orchard --
Accredited agent --
Outrage --
In the opera box --
Lord Grenville's ball --
Scrap paper --
Either --
or? --
One O'clock precisely! --
Doubt --
Richmond --
Farewell --
Msterious device --
Scarlet Pimpernel --
Friend --
Suspense Calais --
Hope --
Death-trap --
Eagle and the Fox --
Jew --
On the track --
Pere Blanchard's hut --
Trapped --
Schooner --
Escape.
Responsibility: by Baroness Orczy.

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An apparent English dandy rescues noble Frenchmen from the guillotine under the name of the Scarlet Pimpernel. First published in 1905, this magnificent historical adventure is filled with colorful characters, hairbreadth escapes, and heart-stopping intrigue. In 1792, the French Revolution gives way to a Reign of Terror, and the condemned nobility has only one vestige of hope--rescue by the elusive Scarlet Pimpernel. Leslie Howard and Merle Oberon starred in the unforgettable film version of this novel.

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