HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
Loading...

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1905)

by Baroness Orczy

Other authors: See the other authors section.

Series: The Scarlet Pimpernel chronological (1)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
5,008107907 (4.04)343
  1. 110
    The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas père (SandSing7)
  2. 40
    The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas (LKAYC)
  3. 51
    A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens (MarcusBrutus)
  4. 41
    The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope (LKAYC)
  5. 10
    The Princess Bride by William Goldman (morryb)
  6. 10
    The Red Necklace: a story of the French Revolution by Sally Gardner (Caramellunacy)
    Caramellunacy: A young adult historical fantasy set during the breathless build-up to the French Revolution/the Terror. A dastardly villain, a string of creepy murders & an intriguing psychic gift make this a lot of fun.
  7. 00
    Rob Roy by Walter Scott (morryb)
  8. 00
    The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner (bjappleg8)
  9. 01
    Moonstone Obsession by Elizabeth Ellen Carter (EECarter)
    EECarter: Set during the French Revolution. A romance. A guest appearance by Sir Percy Blakeney.
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 343 mentions

English (102)  Swedish (2)  Hungarian (1)  French (1)  Italian (1)  All languages (107)
Showing 1-5 of 102 (next | show all)
Excellent book, if you like the films you will like this book ( )
  Claire5555 | Mar 25, 2015 |
I love this story first as a book, then in the many movie versions and also as a musical. While the Anthony Andrews is the version I love best, the old Leslie Howard version caught my heart and he actually kissed the ground she walked on and it did't look cheesy. ( )
  Lunytoucan | Mar 18, 2015 |
Action-packed! Old-fashioned spy story... ( )
  TrgLlyLibrarian | Feb 1, 2015 |
A true classic for those who wish to experience the progenitor of the costumed adventurer. ( )
  Birdo82 | Jul 26, 2014 |
A classic worth re-reading! It has everything: adventure, romance, intrigue, history, humour and a happy ending! What more could you ask? ( )
  ellebee57 | Jul 16, 2014 |
Showing 1-5 of 102 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (61 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Baroness Orczyprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cosham, RalphNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Lindström, SigfridTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Mantel, HilaryIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Musterd-de Haas, ElsEditorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Page, MichaelNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Wildschut, MarjoleinTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Zimmermann, WalterNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Information from the Dutch Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
A surging, seething, murmuring crowd of beings that are human only in name, for to the eye and ear they seem naught but savage creatures, animated by vile passions and by the lust of vengeance and of hate.
Quotations
We seek him here,
we seek him there,
Those Frenchies seek him everywhere.
Is he in heaven? -
Is he in hell?
That damned, elusive Pimpernel!
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language
Information from the Danish Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0451527623, Mass Market Paperback)

This timeless novel of intrigue and romance is the adventure of one man's defiance in the face of authority. The rulers of the French Revolution are unable to discern the identity of the Scarlet Pimpernel, a man whose exploits are an embarrassment to the new regime. Is he an exiled French nobleman or an English lord? The only thing for certain is his calling card--the blood-red flower known as the Scarlet Pimpernel...

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:57:13 -0400)

(see all 6 descriptions)

In 1792, during the French Revolution's Reign of Terror, an English aristocrat known to be an ineffectual fop is actually a master of disguises who, with a small band of dedicated friends, undertakes dangerous missions to save members of the French nobility from the guillotine.… (more)

» see all 18 descriptions

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (4.04)
0.5 3
1 12
1.5 5
2 40
2.5 12
3 184
3.5 58
4 377
4.5 53
5 388

Audible.com

8 editions of this book were published by Audible.com.

See editions

Recorded Books

An edition of this book was published by Recorded Books.

» Publisher information page

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 97,255,402 books! | Top bar: Always visible