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The Scarlet Pimpernel

The Scarlet Pimpernel( )
Author: Orczy, Emmuska
ISBN:978-1-5334-2533-1
Publication Date:May 2016
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.00
Book Description:

The Scarlet Pimpernel is the name of a chivalrous Englishman in the time of the Terrors in France, who, with his band of gentlemen, rescues aristocrats before they can be killed by the violent government in revolutionary France. He is known by his symbol, a simple flower, the scarlet pimpernel. He succeeds by masterful use of disguises and strict secrecy of the group's movements. His identity is secret to all but his men. Marguerite Blakeney, French wife of a wealthy English dandy, is...
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Book Details
Pages:312
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Readers / Beginner
Foreign Language Study / English As A Second Language
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.71 Inches
Book Weight:1.19 Pounds
Author Biography
Orczy, Emmuska (Author)
Emmuska Orczy was born in Tarnaörs, Heves County, Hungary on September 23, 1865. She attended West London School of Art and Heatherley's School of Fine Art. Collaborating with her husband Henry Montague Barstow, she produced and illustrated a translated version of Old Hungarian Fairy Tales in 1895. 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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