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Mam'zelle Guillotine (The Scarlet Pimpernel #7)

3.66 of 5 stars 3.66  ·  rating details  ·  118 ratings  ·  6 reviews
The author writes, "Three aristos who were being sent to Paris for trial were absolutely spirited away from under the very nose of the highly efficient police administration of the province. Spirited away There was no other word for it And the whole thing was obviously the work of those abominable English, who were emissaries of the devil, for no flesh and blood human crea...more
Paperback, 284 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by Boomer Books (first published 1940)
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Janelle
Although Mam'zelle Guillotine was a good adventure story, it wasn't quite up to the standard of the other Scarlet Pimpernel books. The conclusion to the book was weak and there were many repeated details, which became a little boring. Still, the scenes with Percy were marvellous, and Lady Blakeney featured much more prominently than normal. 3 1/2 stars.
Victoria Law
yes, i know that orczy is anti-revolution, but it irks me that gabrielle mysteriously (and perhaps tragically) disappears while her aristocratic ex-lover, who had her imprisoned in the bastille for 16 years, gets to live happily ever after with his family in england. and seriously, who wouldn't be out for blood if an ex-lover was responsible for an indefinite imprisonment simply to get them out of the way?

also, reading this so soon after City of Darkness, City of Light, i'm struck by how differe...more
Amy
Another excellent and rollicking adventure from the Scarlet Pimpernel. He isn't actually around for most of the book, but Marguerite now accompanies him. This is proably one of my favorites so far, Sir Percy is excellent, his love for Marguerite not quite as overshadowed by his love of honor as precviously, and the Gang of the Scarlet Pimpernel as endearing as ever.
A lovely read and highly reccomended for any fan of that great, elusive adventurer...
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Katie
I liked this one as much as the first book. So far my favorites are this book, The first book (The Scarlet Pimpernel) and El Dorado. On to the next one!
Dreamer
Mentioned in my old diary. Enjoyable historical romp!
Stephanie
Great book, though I am a bit mad at Sir Percy!
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Full name: Emma ("Emmuska") Magdolna Rozália Mária Jozefa Borbála Orczy de Orczi was a Hungarian-British novelist, best remembered as the author of THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL (1905). Baroness Orczy's sequels to the novel were less successful. She was also an artist, and her works were exhibited at the Royal Academy, London. Her first venture into fiction was with crime stories. Among her most popular c...more
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