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[These notes were made in 1984:]. A problem of taxonomy: is this a Scarlet Pimpernel novel or not? In that he makes an appearance at the very beginning, delivering the Dauphin to his monkish protectors (a continuation of Eldorado), I suppose our hero theoretically gets this book on his list. But then the chronology jumps about 50 years, and the main character of the story is not even the grown-up Dauphin, but his son, and (more importantly) his half-English stepson. I found it enjoyable enough, ...more
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 ...moreMore about Emmuska Orczy...