The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel

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MobileReference.com, 2008 - Blakeney, Percy, Sir (Fictitious character) - 167 pages
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This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ***********. Written by Baroness Orczy and first published in 1919, The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel is a sequel book to the classic adventure tale, The Scarlet Pimpernel. The book consists of eleven short stories about Sir Percy Blakeney''s exploits in rescuing various aristos and French citizens from the clutches of the guillotine. The stories which are listed below, are set in 1793 but appear in no particular order. They occasionally refer to events in other books in the series. OCo Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. ."

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About the author (2008)

Emmuska Orczy was born in Tarna÷rs, Heves County, Hungary on September 23, 1865. She attended West London School of Art and Heatherley's School of Fine Art. Her first novel, The Emperor's Candlesticks, was published in 1899. Her other works include In Mary's Reign, The Scarlet Pimpernel, I Will Repay, Mam'zelle Guillotine, Lady Molly of Scotland Yard, and The Nest of the Sparrowhawk. She died on November 12, 1947.

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