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.
The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy [Scarlet Pimpernel #4]by Emmuska Orczy
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Probably you have already read THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL and so do not need to be told that these are tales of an intrepid band of English gentlemen in the midst of the French Revolution. Led by the daring and elusive Pimpernel, they spend their leisure time in outwitting the Committee of Public Safety and rescuing aristocrats condemned to the guillotine.
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