Book summary: Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel

1929 BY EMMA ORCZY

The Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel are stories written by Baroness Orczy about the gallant English hero, the Scarlet Pimpernel and his League. The stories, were set in 1793 but appear in no particular order. They occasionally refer to events in other books in the series and Orczy frequently reuses plot lines and ideas from the longer Pimpernel novels. Baroness Emma Magdolna Rozália Mária Jozefa Borbála "Emmuska" Orczy de Orczi (1865 – 1947) was a Hungarian-born British novelist, playwright and artist of noble origin. She is most known for her series of novels featuring the Scarlet Pimpernel. Some of her paintings were exhibited at the Royal Academy in London. In this book: The Scarlet Pimpernel El Dorado The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel The Laughing Cavalier, The Story of the Ancestor of the Scarlet Pimpernel Lord Tony's Wife, An Adventure of the Scarlet Pimpernel The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel.

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