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Scarlet Pimpernel : Bantam Classics - Emmuska Orczy

Scarlet Pimpernel

Bantam Classics

Paperback Published: 1st April 1992
ISBN: 9780553214024
Number Of Pages: 264

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It is 1792 and France is in the grip of a seething, bloody revolution. Mobs roam the Paris streets hunting down royalists, barricades block any chance of escape, and every day hundreds die under the blade of Madame la Guillotine. But in the hearts of the condemned nobility there remains one last vestige of hope: rescue by the elusive Scarlet Pimpernel. Renowned for both his unparalleled bravery and his clever disguises, the Pimpernel's identity remains as much a mystery to his sworn enemy, the ruthless French agent Chauvelin, as to his devoted admirer, the beautiful Lady Marguerite Blakeney.
First published in 1905, The Scarlet Pimpernel is an irresistible novel of love, gallantry, and swashbuckling adventure.

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"Arguably the best adventure story ever published and certainly the most influential that appeared during the early decades of the twentieth century."--Gary Hoppenstand

Paris: September, 1792p. 1
Dover: "The Fisherman's Rest"p. 9
The Refugeesp. 19
The League of the Scarlet Pimpernelp. 27
Margueritep. 35
An Exquisite of '92p. 41
The Secret Orchardp. 51
The Accredited Agentp. 58
The Outragep. 69
In the Opera Boxp. 76
Lord Grenville's Ballp. 91
The Scrap of Paperp. 98
Either--Or?p. 107
One O'clock Precisely!p. 110
Doubtp. 118
Richmondp. 124
Farewellp. 138
The Mysterious Devicep. 146
The Scarlet Pimpernelp. 151
The Friendp. 161
Suspensep. 168
Calaisp. 176
Hopep. 186
The Death-Trapp. 193
The Eagle and the Foxp. 200
The Jewp. 209
On the Trackp. 219
The Pere Blanchard's Hutp. 227
Trappedp. 236
The Schoonerp. 241
The Escapep. 254
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ISBN: 9780553214024
ISBN-10: 0553214020
Series: Bantam Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 1st April 1992
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.6 x 11.0  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1

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