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by Baroness Orczy

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  • ISBN 1595477411
  • ISBN13 978-1595477415
  • Language English
  • Author Baroness Orczy
  • Publisher NuVision Publications, LLC (February 26, 2008)
  • Pages 232
  • Formats txt lrf mbr rtf
  • Category Fiction
  • Subcategory Genre Fiction
  • Size ePub 1807 kb
  • Size Fb2 1474 kb
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 228

In this sequel to The Scarlet Pimpernel, Sir Percy Blakeney's arch-enemy travels to England in pursuit of the impudent enemy of the French Republic. Monsieur Chauvelin devises a dastardly plot to annihilate, once and for all, both Sir Percy and his beautiful wife, Marguerite. Lured to France, where the entire town of Boulogne is held hostage on their behalf, they seem to be hopelessly trapped.

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Home Baroness Emmuska Orczy Orczy The Elusive Pimpernel. The elusive pimpernel, . Baroness Emmuska Orczy Orczy. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35. Produced by . I. Paris: 1793 II. A Retrospect III. Ex-Ambassador Chauvelin IV. The Richmond Gala V. Sir Percy and His Lady VI. For the Poor of Paris VII. She could not imaginehow the French Committee of Public Safety could so clumsily allow thehated Scarlet Pimpernel to slip through its fingers. But she neverattempted either to warn him or to beg him not to go. When he broughtPaul Deroulede and Juliette Marny over from France, her heart wentout to the two young people in sheer gladness and pride because of hisprecious life, which he had risked for them. The Scarlet Pimpernel-English spy or hero, as he wasalternately called-had helped many a family with pronounced royalisttendencies to escape the fury of the blood-thirsty Terrorists

Home Baroness Emmuska Orczy Orczy The Elusive Pimpernel. 8. The Scarlet Pimpernel-English spy or hero, as he wasalternately called-had helped many a family with pronounced royalisttendencies to escape the fury of the blood-thirsty Terrorists. Thus gradually the had been weeded out of the city:some by death and imprisonment, others by flight.

First published in 1908, The Elusive Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy is the 4th book in the classic adventure series about the Scarlet Pimpernel. It was adapted into a silent film The Elusive Pimpernel in 1919. It is September 1793 and French Agent and chief spy-catcher Chauvelin is determined to get his revenge for the previous humiliations dished out to him at the hands of the Scarlet Pimpernel.

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Sequel books followed and film and TV versions were later made.

Baroness Orczy was born in Hungary in 1865, the daughter of Baron Felix Orczy, a landed aristocrat and well-known composer and conductor. Orczy moved with her parents from Budapest to Brussels and Paris, where she was educated. Sequel books followed and film and TV versions were later made. Orczy also wrote detective stories which still prove popular and are equally acclaimed within this genre. First Published in 1908, The Elusive Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy is the 4th book in the classic adventure series about the Scarlet Pimpernel. First Page: The elusive pimpernel.

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Rindyt
Love, love, LOVE! this series. 6 books surrounding one dashing hero. I've long enjoyed the 2nd book--this one, the one upon which the movie classic (The Scarlet Pimpernel) was made. Then after I first bought my kindle, I discovered there were 5 more books. Enchanting! I read them all in a matter of weeks, when I first downloaded them a few years ago.

The Elusive Pimpernel has it all, as they say: secret identities, romance, misunderstandings, daring rescues, narrow escapes, clever wit...
If you are looking for a new classic literature read, you really should give this a try. If you enjoy Jane Austen, and similar novels, this will likely climb high on your list of favorite stories.
Clever
The level of adventure in this one is great! I read it the other night and couldn't put it down. In fact, I stayed up ridiculously late reading it until I finished.

Readers are treated to a deeper look into Chauvelin's character. I, for one, even found myself liking him a little... at least in comparison to his comarades in the Revolution... even though he was the most vicious in his attempts to harm our hero and his wife.

Percy was also interesting is this - as usual. Of course his actions as the Scarlet Pimpernel were entertaining as always. But also his relationships with both Chauvelin and Marguerite were allowed to develop a little more. As was stated in another review here, he does get in a few really good jabs at Chauvelin and there is also a long conversation between the two in which their reactions to each other can be further enjoyed. I was also interested in the discovery of just where his relationship with Marguerite sits in his priorities (one of the biggest points of the book I think). Previous books had alluded to the answer... but in this one the answer was made clear again.

As for Marguerite, I can't give her much in the way of points at all. She was both very whiny and yes, stupid. Not at all one of the cleverest women in Europe (even Chauvelin was in agreement on this within the book). Still, I found myself sort of understanding some of her concerns... and a few of her thoughts. And certainly I was still hoping for the best for her by the end. Again, I did like seeing some of interactions between her in Percy... especially at public gatherings.
Peles
This is the second of the author's Scarlet Pimpernal books, and while I enjoyed the first one, this one seemed to be much the same. Percy is always strong and handsome, his wardrobe is always exsquisite, and he always speaks in a lazy drawl. His wife, Marguerite is always fashionably dressed, terribly in love with her husband and makes exactly the same stupid mistakes she made in the first book! Really, this is just to much when she's supposed to be the most intelligent of women.
Anazan
Another fun adventure novel, and the sequel to The Scarlet Pimpernel. It continues telling the story of the League of the Scarlet Pimpernel as they attemp to save more aristocrats from the Reign of Terror. It's not terribly interested in historical accuracy, but that's probably what makes it fun. The main characters are endearing, but you find yourself saying, 'Don't do it. It's just what they want you to do!' quite often. Sometimes the female characters are annoying because they are too much the stereotypical Victorian female, but you are still drawn into their lives and hope for their success. I recommend this book if you've read The Scarlet Pimpernel and you really liked it.
Original
I liked this sequel the best of all those written for the scarlet pimpernel because Marguerite actually plays a part. Of course it is not as good as the scarlet pimpernel but it is still good.
Lamranilv
The Pimpernel is one of my favorite characters. I was happy to read more adventures. This is truly a classic series.
Rrinel
There are some really fantastic SP moments in this book. You get to delve a little deeper into Percy's true character. As usual, Marguerite is a little over-dramatic in the beginning. It has a really interesting plot line that will have you wondering how Percy and Marguerite will get out of trouble yet again. The ending however, was a little anti-climatic for me. It is only 261 pages, so you'll fly through it. Overall and enjoyable read. If you are an avid SP fan,like me, you won't regret getting this book.
Catch your attention while reading but fade away and blend into the crowd of other Scarlet Pimpernel books when finished. The plots are the same in all of them with only particulars varying and sometimes only slightly. Orczy's disdain for the common man does bother me.