The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel

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Author(s): Baroness Emma Orczy
Original Publish Date: Aug 26, 2014
Product Number: EB00512395
Released: Aug 26, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781497659889
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A mysterious hero's astonishing adventures in revolutionary FranceThe Age of Reason has come to France, bringing with it murder, cruelty, and terror. As the nation's aristocrats are paraded to the guillotine, their children are handed over to revolutionary citizens for reeducation. Once a courtier at Versailles, Madeleine Lannoy now dances in the street, clinging to life so that she may one day visit revenge on Jean Paul Marat, the tyrant who stole her son. Her cause is hopeless until she meets a dashing Englishman named Sir Percy Blakeney, better known by his secret identity—the Scarlet Pimpernel. In this electrifying installment in the world-famous historical suspense series, Sir Percy outwits bloodthirsty agents of the Terror time and time again. When the rest of Europe has turned its back on the French nobility, the Scarlet Pimpernel does not hesitate to risk his life for what is just. This ebook features a new introduction by Otto Penzler and has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

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Author(s): Baroness Emma Orczy
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Product Number EB00675883
Released: Jul 13, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Start Classics
ISBN: #9781609777623

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