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The Scarlet Pimpernel Armed With Only His Wits And His Cunning, One Man Recklessly Defies The French Revolutionaries And Rescues Scores Of Innocent Men, Women, And Children From The Deadly Guillotine His Friends And Foes Know Him Only As The Scarlet Pimpernel But The Ruthless French Agent Chauvelin Is Sworn To Discover His Identity And To Hunt Him Down.

10 thoughts on “The Scarlet Pimpernel

  1. says:

    Here s my new and improved title for this book The Scarlet Pimpernel A Classic That Doesn t Suck Sweaty Balls. I can t usually make it through classic literature Does this make me a bad person I think not.There are manymanymany other things I do on a daily bas

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    Odd s Fish Is this book an action adventure, a romance, historical fiction Baroness Orczy has provided us with all that Tis a fun romp, I say Had I known how much of this story was romance, I might not have read it but then I would have missed out on how good an all rou

  3. says:

    I ve always had a thing for books that use the Scarlet Pimpernel trope the intelligent, capable person who hides behind a mask of inanity So Emma Orczy gets extra points from me for popularizing this secret identity plot device in her 1905 book The Scarlet Pimpernel.It s 1792, th

  4. says:

    A surging, seething murmuring crowd, of beings that are human only in name, for to the eye and ear they seem naught but savage creatures, animated by vile passions and by the lust of vengeance and of hate The Scarlet Pimpernel, Baroness OrczyIt s been too long since I last enjoyed a classi

  5. says:

    9 10 Ah, classic. How I had always imagined that the classics are only for those who are born, brought up, spoon fed in and potty trained in English and how wrong was I to think that they are out of the reach of people like me who had only subnormal command over the English language Among many other

  6. says:

    If, like me, you watched the movietimes than you d care to admit when you were growing up or if, like me, you ve read all of Georgette Heyer s Regency romances and then some, you ll love this book It doesn t pretend to be anything extraordinary, it doesn t even offer a social commentary on the period in which

  7. says:

    Okay, I read this for exactly two reasons one, I thought this book was on The List it s not and two, the Scarlet Pimpernel is the inspiration for the Bruce Wayne Batman dichotomy and I am a giant dork For a book about a secret team of English nobleman working to rescue French nobles from the scary revolutionists who wa

  8. says:

    This novel is set in 1792 in England and France during the French Revolution s Reign of Terror In spite of the time and seriousness of these events, the novel doesn t take itself too seriously Baroness Orczy wasn t trying to be political or make a statement, she was just trying to write a good story What she wrote was a rollicki

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    Melodrama all the rage when this was written so be prepared, it s pretty silly A fast easy read you can whip off in no time that s a lot of fun Odd s fish but that Sir Percy is HIGHLY amusingThe foppish ways, the affected movements, the perpetual inane laughHigh intrigue will keep you turning those pages, and who can resist a guy named Pi

  10. says:

    When the guillotine dropped quickly, remorselessly, and often, there arose a mysterious Englishman, who crossed the channel, to rescue the French Aristocrats mostly innocent victims , he called himself, The Scarlet Pimpernel Named after a modest, British flower, this person organized a band of twenty high born men, he like the flower, was unpretent

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