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The Elusive Pimpernel

By: Baroness Orczy
Published By: Double9 Books
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The Star of Gettysburg is a tale of romance, but also deals with the Civil War. The book opens with "The Guns of Bull Run" and goes to "The Guns of Shiloh". From "The Scouts of Stonewall," and "The Sword of Antietam" to the current volume, the story is about the young Southern hero, Harry Kenton, and his friends.The book is a historic fiction but Altsheler tried to keep it real. There are parts of the battle that get overlooked and you don't know the generals' objectives. But Altsheler brings out the human side and showed friendship with enemies too. The Civil War fought between United States of America and the Confederate States of America. Battle of Gettysburg is one of the best books by Altsheler and is popular among young and adult readers. It is the story of one of the biggest battle that took place in the Western Hemisphere. It is a culturally important book and shows the face of the civil war.

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Publisher Language: English

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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: 231 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356567913
  • ISBN-13: 9789356567917
  • Item Weight: 277.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 12.9 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical, History / Europe / France