The Laughing Cavalier by Emmuska Orczy [Scarlet Pimpernel #1]

The Laughing Cavalier by Emmuska Orczy [Scarlet Pimpernel #1]

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by Emmuska Orczy
     
 
Whoever loves a fight, first and last, will like the Baroness Orczy's latest story, The Laughing Cavalier, for all the male characters, good, bad, and indifferent, are fighting hard when they are not making love. This is supposed to be the adventure of an ancestor of the Scarlet Pimpernel; but whether it is or not is of small moment. What counts is that there is a

Overview

Whoever loves a fight, first and last, will like the Baroness Orczy's latest story, The Laughing Cavalier, for all the male characters, good, bad, and indifferent, are fighting hard when they are not making love. This is supposed to be the adventure of an ancestor of the Scarlet Pimpernel; but whether it is or not is of small moment. What counts is that there is a desperate villain who abducts the lovely daughter of a rich Haarlem merchant and a gallant swordsman who always comes to the maid's rescue in the nick of time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013472037
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
11/15/2011
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Baroness Emma Magdolna Rozália Mária Jozefa Borbála "Emmuska" Orczy de Orczi (1865-1947) was a noted British writer and playwright of Hungarian descent. A childhood immigrant from Austria-Hungary, Orczy struggled as a young writer, before finding modest success with her novel IN MARY'S REIGN. Her SCARLET PIMPERNEL novels secured her status as a major writer.

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The Laughing Cavalier by Emmuska Orczy [Scarlet Pimpernel #1] 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really LOVED this book! It is one of the most intense and most sweet love stories I have ever read! Oh and it is about Sir Percy's ancestor. Five stars for Baroness Orzcy's The Laughing Cavalier!