El Dorado

By: Baroness Orczy
Published By: Double9 Books
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Eldorado is a continuation book to The Scarlet Pimpernel, first published in 1913. The plot starts in 1794, Sir Percy consents to take Armand St Just, brother of his wife, Marguerite, to France as a part of an arrangement to save the young Dauphin.The plot starts in 1794, Sir Percy consents to take Armand St Only, sibling of his better half, Marguerite, to France as a feature of an arrangement to save the youthful Dauphin. He falls in love with an entertainer named Jeanne L'Ange and fails to remember his promise to his leader. She is captured and Armand fails to trust Sir Percy who has let him know that he will safeguard her and fails to remember his promise to his leader. Sir Percy is caught by Chauvelin and Heron in the cell that was home to Marie Antoinette in her last days. Armand, desperate to share Jeanne's destiny, runs to the entryway of the Temple jail and shouts, "Long Live the King".The Pimpernel has proactively gotten Jeanne's freedom. After 17 days in jail, Percy is certain that the dauphin has been shipped securely into Holland. He then, imagines, by professing to break and admit his whereabouts, to make his departure.

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Baroness Orczy

Baroness Emmuska Orczy was born in Tarnaors, Hungary in 1865. She was a notable artist, playwright and author. Her father Baron Felix Orczy was a composer and mother Countess Emma Orczy. Due to a peasant revolt her family fled to Brussels then Paris and lastly to London. With her sister Emma studied in convent schools in Brussels and Paris. She learned music and paintings but gained success in paintings at the West London School of Art and at Heartherley. In collaboration with her husband Montague Barstow, Baroness Hungarian fairy tales and began writing romance and fiction. She was appreciated for the translation of Old Hungarian Fairy Tales. Her first novel, The Emperor's Candlesticks faced rejection for being too short. But her second novel 'The Scarlet Pimpernel' proved a boon for him, she earned name and fame. As a prominent author she wrote dozens of romantic novels, plays and detective stories. Her memorable works-The Man in Grey, The Laughing Cavalier, Skin O' My Tooth, Eldorado- a sequel to the Scarlet Pimpernel, The Old Man in the Corner, The Divine Folly, The Old Scare Crow, Lady Molly of Scotland Yard etc. She was died in London in 1947.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 345 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356566917
  • ISBN-13: 9789356566910
  • Item Weight: 414g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 19.1 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical, Fiction / Action & Adventure