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The Scarlet Pimpernel
The Scarlet Pimpernel
Author: Baroness Orczy
The first and most successful in the Baroness’s series of books that feature Percy Blakeney, who leads a double life as an English fop and a swashbuckling rescuer of aristocrats, The Scarlet Pimpernel was the blueprint for what became known as the masked-avenger genre. As Anne Perry writes in her Introduction, the novel “has a...  more »
PBS Market Price: $7.09 or $3.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780140374544
ISBN-10: 014037454X
Publication Date: 3/1/1997
Pages: 323
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
Rating:
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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4.3 stars, based on 19 ratings
Publisher: Puffin Penguin
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 1
I *love* this book -- it has everything you could want (in the paraphrased words of the grandfather in _The Princess Bride_, adventure, romance, swordfighting ... everything but the pirates!).
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Bravo! An exciting, clever, romantic, humorous book of finest quality. This is one I will be reading time and time again.
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I had to read this book for school, and i ended up actually liking it. The beginning was a little boring, but once you got into it, it was very interesting.
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Although it is a bit hard to understand in places, I thought this was a wonderful book, with plenty of action, suspense, mystery, and intrigue. There were enough twists and turns to keep me guessing. I am definitely looking forward to reading more of the series.
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I loved this book!!!
I loved everything about it, it is a totally awesome story, with great charactors, a wonderful read.
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