The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emma Orczy audiobook

The Scarlet Pimpernel

By Baroness Emma Orczy
Read by David Thorn

Alcazar AudioWorks

The Pimpernel Novels: Book 1905

9.05 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9780981538082

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This thrilling tale of mystery and suspense, set during the French Revolution, tells the tale of a dashing English aristocrat who risks his life to enter France and save innocents from the guillotine. Baroness Orczy’s marvelously romantic tale of an English bonvivant, Sir Percy Blakeney, and his secretive plots to secure the escape of beleaguered French aristocrats from the clutches of “Madame la Guillotine” is a classic still loved by readers the world over. In it, the League of the Scarlet Pimpernel is a secret society of English aristocrats who are determined to rescue their French counterparts from execution. Their leader is the mysterious Scarlet Pimpernel, whose name comes from the drawing of a red flower he uses to sign his messages. 

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This thrilling tale of mystery and suspense, set during the French Revolution, tells the tale of a dashing English aristocrat who risks his life to enter France and save innocents from the guillotine.

Baroness Orczy’s marvelously romantic tale of an English bonvivant, Sir Percy Blakeney, and his secretive plots to secure the escape of beleaguered French aristocrats from the clutches of “Madame la Guillotine” is a classic still loved by readers the world over. In it, the League of the Scarlet Pimpernel is a secret society of English aristocrats who are determined to rescue their French counterparts from execution. Their leader is the mysterious Scarlet Pimpernel, whose name comes from the drawing of a red flower he uses to sign his messages. 

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Author Bio: Baroness Emma Orczy

Author Bio: Baroness Emma Orczy

Baroness Emma Orczy (1865–1945) was born in Hungary, the daughter of a baron. Raised in wealth among the aristocracy, she determined to achieve success as a painter and illustrator before starting a writing career. She wrote in English, although she did not speak the language until she was fifteen, and she produced many short stories and detective novels. Her greatest success came with the historical adventure novel The Scarlet Pimpernel.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 9.05
Audience: Adult
Language: English