The Man In Grey Being Episodes of the Chovan Conspiracies in Normandy During The First Empire. Normandy During the First Empire.

By: Baroness Orczy
Published By: Double9 Books
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The Man In Grey is a romantic melodrama novel written by Baroness Orczy. The story opens during a Rohan estate sale in London in 1943, a Wren and an RAF pilot (Stewart Granger) cross paths since the last male heir died at Dunkirk. It is a collection of short stories complied into a single draft so that everyone can read them. The title character is so influencing that readers are compelled to turn pages. While some of the stories are interesting and amazing others are gruesome and can thrill readers. Orczy was born in Hungary's Tarnaörs. She was the daughter of Countess Emma Wass de Szentegyed et Cege and Baron Félix Orczy de Orci (1835–1892), a composer. The Emperor's Candlesticks (1899), In Mary's Reign (1901), The Scarlet Pimpernel (1905), By the Gods Beloved (1905), A Son of the People (1906), I Will Repay (1906), Beau Brocade (1907).

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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: 207 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357484507
  • ISBN-13: 9789357484503
  • Item Weight: 248.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 11.7 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General