El Dorado

El Dorado

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by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Emmuska Orczy
     
 

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Baroness, (Emusca/Emmuska/Emma Magdalena Rosalia Marie Josepha Barbara) Orczy, Mrs Barstow (1865-1947) was a British novelist, playwright and artist of Hungarian origin. She was most notable for her series of novels featuring the Scarlet Pimpernel. Some of her paintings were exhibited at the Royal Academy in London. Her parents left Hungary in 1868, fearful of the…  See more details below

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Baroness, (Emusca/Emmuska/Emma Magdalena Rosalia Marie Josepha Barbara) Orczy, Mrs Barstow (1865-1947) was a British novelist, playwright and artist of Hungarian origin. She was most notable for her series of novels featuring the Scarlet Pimpernel. Some of her paintings were exhibited at the Royal Academy in London. Her parents left Hungary in 1868, fearful of the threat of a peasant revolution. They lived in Budapest, Brussels, and Paris, where Emma studied music without success. Finally, in 1880, the family moved to London where they lodged with their countryman Francis Pichler. In 1903, she and her husband, Montague MaClean Barstow, wrote a play based on one of her short stories about an English aristocrat, Sir Percy Blakeney, Bart., who rescued French aristocrats from the French revolution: The Scarlet Pimpernel. She went on to write over a dozen sequels featuring Sir Percy Blakeney, his family, and the other members of the League of the Scarlet Pimpernel, of which the first, I Will Repay (1906), was the most popular. The last Pimpernel book, Mam'zelle Guillotine, was published in 1940. She also wrote popular mystery fiction and many adventure romances.

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ISBN-13:
9781406560695
Publisher:
Dodo Press
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.84(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

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El Dorado 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've read this one and own it. Awesome! Read it. It's the best one of the whole Scarlet Pimpernel series yet!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Eldorado is the third book in the many tales of the Scarlet Pimpernel. This time the notorious Pimpernel is in Paris trying to save the uncrownded King of France.
Anonymous 9 months ago
Salvation. *lies down*
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I highly recommend this book to people who love romance and adventure!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The best book out of the Scarlet Pimpernel series!
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