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The Scarlet Pimpernel

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The first and most successful in the Baroness's series of books that feature Percy Blakeney, who leads a double life as an English fop and a swashbuckling rescuer of aristocrats, The Scarlet Pimpernel was the blueprint for what became known as the masked-avenger genre. As Anne Perry writes in her Introduction, the novel "has almost reached its first centenary, and it is as vivid and appealing as ever because the plotting is perfect. It is a classic example of how to construct, pace, and conclude a plot. . . . To rise on the crest of laughter without capsizing, to survive being written, rewritten, and reinterpreted by each generation, is the mark of a plot that is timeless and universal, even though it happens to be set in England and France of 1792."
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9781421809113
9781518950094
089966508
9780451527622
9780812966114
9781449879853
9780375406584
9781400192762
9780553214024
9781559029834
014037454
9781593082345
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Grouped Work ID 270ca38c-b38b-69a7-697e-6f55935d4762
Full title scarlet pimpernel
Author orczy emmuska orczy
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-26 10:37:37AM
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display_description "The Scarlet Pimpernel," supposed dandy of the English court, outwits the French Republicans during the Revolution.
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series Scarlet Pimpernel
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subject_facet Adventure fiction, Adventure stories, Blakeney, Percy, Sir (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, British -- France -- Fiction, Downloadable audio books, France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Fiction, France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Refugees -- Fiction, France -- History -- Revolution,1789-1799 -- Fiction, France -- History -- Revolution. -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Nobility -- Fiction, Nobility -- Great Britain -- Fiction
title_display The Scarlet Pimpernel
title_full The Scarlet Pimpernel / Baroness Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel / Baroness Orczy ; introduction and notes by Sarah Juliette Sasson ; illustrations by Rachel Perkins, The Scarlet Pimpernel / Baroness Orczy ; introduction by Anne Perry, The Scarlet Pimpernel / Baroness Orczy ; with an introduction by Gary Hoppenstand, The Scarlet Pimpernel / by Baroness Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel / cBaroness Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel [electronic resource] / Baroness Emma Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel [electronic resource] / Baroness Emmuska Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel [electronic resource] / Baroness Orczy, The Scarlet pimpernel / by Baroness Orczy ; illustrated by John Falter, The scarlet Pimpernel / by Baroness Orczy
title_short The Scarlet Pimpernel
topic_facet Blakeney, Percy, Sir (Fictitious character), British, Fiction, France, History, Nobility, Refugees, Revolution, Revolution,1789-1799