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Pimpernel and Rosemary

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"Pimpernel and Rosemary" by Baroness Emma Orczy is a thrilling novel set during the French Revolution, following the daring adventures of an elusive and clever English nobleman known as the Scarlet Pimpernel. With a blend of suspense, romance, and espionage, Orczy crafts a meticulously plotted story that keeps readers on the edge of their seats from beginning to end.

The characters in "Pimpernel and Rosemary" are vividly drawn and full of complexity, particularly the Scarlet Pimpernel himself. His dual identity as a dashing hero and a mild-mannered aristocrat adds layers to his character, making him both enigmatic and relatable. Rosemary, the noblewoman who becomes entangled in his schemes, is a formidable and resourceful heroine in her own right, providing a strong counterpart to the Pimpernel's daring escapades.

The novel's historical setting is richly detailed, immersing readers in the chaotic and dangerous world of Revolutionary France. Orczy's descriptive prose brings the streets of Paris to life, painting a vivid picture of the terror and uncertainty that pervaded the era. The tension and danger of the time period are palpable throughout the narrative, adding to the stakes of the Pimpernel's missions.

Overall, "Pimpernel and Rosemary" is a gripping and entertaining read that will appeal to fans of historical fiction, adventure, and romance alike. Orczy's skillful storytelling and engaging characters make this a standout novel in the genre, sure to keep readers hooked until the very last page.

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A novel in the Scarlet Pimpernel series that features Peter Blakeney, a descendant of the Scarlet Pimpernel. Peter's adventures take him to Hungary and much intrigue involving his good friend, Rosemary, Nazis, and spies ensue. - Summary by Holly Rushik

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