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The Scarlet PimpernelAnd plot points to help readers form their own interpretations • Detailed explanatory notes • Critical analysis including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work • Discussion uestions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction • A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's ex. I have seen a movie version on this book at some point but I had not read the book I am so glad I did I highly recommend it Don't rely on the movie versions of this classic they don't do it justice If you have an e reader this book should be free I ordered mine on Kindle There were some typos here and there but nothing serious

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The Scarlet Pimpernel Read & download ë eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES • A concise introduction that gives readers important background information • A chronology of the author's life and work • A timeline of significantPerience Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate understand and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential SERIES EDITED BY CYNTHIA BRANTLEY JOHNS. Rick Flair talks about The Scarlet PimpernelWHOOOOOOOAAAAALET ME TELL YOU SOMETHIN BROTHER THIS IS ONE BAD MAMMA JAMMA OF A BOOK YOU KNOW WHAT I’M SAYINLet me step it down a notch for you literary librarian types and let me pose a uestion was the Scarlet Pimpernel the first masked superhero I mean I’m thinkin about Batman Green Hornet The Shadow – right All those cats had a hidden identity and they had their crime fightin side too YOU KNOW WHAT I’M SAYIN The Stylin' profilin' limousine riding jet flying kiss stealing wheelin' n' dealin' son of a gunWHOOOOOOOAAAAAFor all you who don’t know this was set in the French Revolution and unlike us in AMERICA who settled our fight the old fashioned way those FRENCHIES took to choppin off HEADS of the old French aristocracy and royalty And while the author a BARONESS herself gives some objective reasons for the French dislike of the uppity rich folks she has her hero THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL ride across the English Channel and rescue French royalsAnd just like RICK FLAIR THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL IS A CLASS ACT ALL THE WOMEN WANT TO BE WITH HIM AND ALL THE MEN WANT TO BE HIM The English at leastWHOOOOOOOAAAAADon’t wanna hand out any SPOILERS to you readers who don’t know about this HUNDRED AND SOMETHIN year old book but THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL pretends to be an English FOP when he’s not out rescuin’ Frenchies from MADAM FREAKIN GUILLOTINESo read up and get some culture from this CLASSICWHOOOOOOOAAAAA

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ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES • A concise introduction that gives readers important background information • A chronology of the author's life and work • A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context • An outline of key themes. Odd's Fish Is this book an action adventure a romance historical fictionBaroness Orczy has provided us with all that Tis a fun romp I say Had I known how much of this story was romance I might not have read it but then I would have missed out on how good an all round story it really isBaroness Orczy was a playwright and this book was adapted into a play or the play was adapted into the book I know not which was first It does have it's faults but still deserving of it's place in literary history Sir Percy Blakeney is an English dandy in his normal life But it is when he takes on the guise as The Scarlet Pimpernel that he becomes a hero to the French aristocrats Crossing the English channel on his yacht The Day Dream in order to savethese aristocrats from their adjudged doom upon the guillotine Tally ho and away we goThis book's disguised hero story line first published in 1905 has been accredited with giving inspiration to several other literary heroes such as Batman Zorro and The ShadowYeah yeah yeah Now I know not where those writers received their inspiration but surely there had been other earlier similar stories First comes to mind The Bible Josiah disguised himself in order to make war with Neco King of Egypt This adventure didn't turn out good for Josiah So close but not uiteThen I look to ol Willy Shakes You gotta know Shakespeare couldn't wouldn't leave this type story line alone Measure for Measure fitting title I believe is a play written by Shakespeare back in 1603 In this play Vincentio the Duke of Vienna lets everyone know that he is leaving the city on a diplomatic missionWhat he does then is stay in the city disguised as Friar Lodowick in order to observe the governing of the city in his absence At the end of the play The Duke reveals himself in order the save an innocent man from the guillotine