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The author of the book: Emmuska Orczy
Edition: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Date of issue: July 16th 2014
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ISBN: 1500535869
ISBN 13: 9781500535865
Language: English

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The Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel are stories written by Baroness Orczy about the gallant English hero, the Scarlet Pimpernel and his League. The stories, were set in 1793 but appear in no particular order. They occasionally refer to events in other books in the series and Orczy frequently reuses plot lines and ideas from the longer Pimpernel novels. Baroness Emma Magdolna Rozalia Maria Jozefa Borbala "Emmuska" Orczy de Orczi (1865 - 1947) was a Hungarian-born British novelist, playwright and artist of noble origin. She is most known for her series of novels featuring the Scarlet Pimpernel. Some of her paintings were exhibited at the Royal Academy in London. In this book: The Scarlet Pimpernel El Dorado The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel The Laughing Cavalier, The Story of the Ancestor of the Scarlet Pimpernel Lord Tony's Wife, An Adventure of the Scarlet Pimpernel The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel"


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Ebook The Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel read Online! Full name: Emma ("Emmuska") Magdolna Rozália Mária Jozefa Borbála Orczy de Orczi was a Hungarian-British novelist, best remembered as the author of THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL (1905). Baroness Orczy's sequels to the novel were less successful. She was also an artist, and her works were exhibited at the Royal Academy, London. Her first venture into fiction was with crime stories. Among her most popular characters was The Old Man in the Corner, who was featured in a series of twelve British movies from 1924, starring Rolf Leslie.

Baroness Emmuska Orczy was born in Tarnaörs, Hungary, as the only daughter of Baron Felix Orczy, a noted composer and conductor, and his wife Emma. Her father was a friend of such composers as Wagner, Liszt, and Gounod. Orczy moved with her parents from Budapest to Brussels and then to London, learning to speak English at the age of fifteen. She was educated in convent schools in Brussels and Paris. In London she studied at the West London School of Art. Orczy married in 1894 Montague Barstow, whom she had met while studying at the Heatherby School of Art. Together they started to produce book and magazine illustrations and published an edition of Hungarian folktales.

Orczy's first detective stories appeared in magazines. As a writer she became famous in 1903 with the stage version of the Scarlet Pimpernel.


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