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The Scarlet Pimpernel

Baroness Orczy

A thrilling tale of mystery and suspense set during the French Revolution, where a dashing English aristocrat risks his life to enter France and save innocents from the guillotine. Baroness Orczy's marvelously romantic tale of an English bonvivant, Sir Percy Blakeney, and his secretive plots to secure the escape of beleaguered French aristocrats from the clutches of "Madame la Guillotine". The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel is a secret society of English aristocrats who are determined to rescue their French counterparts from execution. Their leader is the mysterious Scarlet Pimpernel, whose name comes from the drawing of a red flower he uses to sign his messages. Table of Contents: Chapter I - Paris: September, 1792 Chapter II - Dover: "The Fisherman's Rest" Chapter III - The Refugees Chapter IV - The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel Chapter V - Marguerite Chapter VI - An Exquisite of '92 Chapter VII - The Secret Orchard Chapter VIII - The Accredited Agent Chapter IX - The Outrage Chapter X - In the Opera Box Chapter XI - Lord Grenville's Ball Chapter XII - The Scrap of Paper Chapter XIII - Either--Or? Chapter XIV - One O'Clock Precisely! Chapter XV - Doubt Chapter XVI - Richmond Chapter XVII - Farewell Chapter XVIII - The Mysterious Device Chapter XIX - The Scarlet Pimpernel Chapter XX - The Friend Chapter XXI - Suspense Chapter XXII - Calais Chapter XXIII - Hope Chapter XXIV - The Death-Trap Chapter XXV - The Eagle and the Fox Chapter XXVI - The Jew Chapter XXVII - On the Track Chapter XXVIII - The Pere Blanchard's Hut Chapter XXIX - Trapped Chapter XXX - The Schooner Chapter XXXI - The Escape

A thrilling tale of mystery and suspense set during the French Revolution, where a dashing English aristocrat risks his life to enter France and save innocents from the guillotine. Baroness Orczy's marvelously romantic tale of an English bonvivant, Sir Percy Blakeney, and his secretive plots to secure the escape of beleaguered French aristocrats from the clutches of "Madame la Guillotine". The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel is a secret society of English aristocrats who are determined to rescue their French counterparts from execution. Their leader is the mysterious Scarlet Pimpernel, whose name comes from the drawing of a red flower he uses to sign his messages. Table of Contents: Chapter I - Paris: September, 1792 Chapter II - Dover: "The Fisherman's Rest" Chapter III - The Refugees Chapter IV - The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel Chapter V - Marguerite Chapter VI - An Exquisite of '92 Chapter VII - The Secret Orchard Chapter VIII - The Accredited Agent Chapter IX - The Outrage Chapter X - In the Opera Box Chapter XI - Lord Grenville's Ball Chapter XII - The Scrap of Paper Chapter XIII - Either--Or? Chapter XIV - One O'Clock Precisely! Chapter XV - Doubt Chapter XVI - Richmond Chapter XVII - Farewell Chapter XVIII - The Mysterious Device Chapter XIX - The Scarlet Pimpernel Chapter XX - The Friend Chapter XXI - Suspense Chapter XXII - Calais Chapter XXIII - Hope Chapter XXIV - The Death-Trap Chapter XXV - The Eagle and the Fox Chapter XXVI - The Jew Chapter XXVII - On the Track Chapter XXVIII - The Pere Blanchard's Hut Chapter XXIX - Trapped Chapter XXX - The Schooner Chapter XXXI - The Escape
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A thrilling tale of mystery and suspense set during the French Revolution, where a dashing English aristocrat risks his life to enter France and save innocents from the guillotine. Baroness Orczy's marvelously romantic tale of an English bonvivant, Sir Percy Blakeney, and his secretive plots to secure the escape of beleaguered French aristocrats from the clutches of "Madame la Guillotine". The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel is a secret society of English aristocrats who are determined to rescue their French counterparts from execution. Their leader is the mysterious Scarlet Pimpernel, whose name comes from the drawing of a red flower he uses to sign his messages. Table of Contents: Chapter I - Paris: September, 1792 Chapter II - Dover: "The Fisherman's Rest" Chapter III - The Refugees Chapter IV - The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel Chapter V - Marguerite Chapter VI - An Exquisite of '92 Chapter VII - The Secret Orchard Chapter VIII - The Accredited Agent Chapter IX - The Outrage Chapter X - In the Opera Box Chapter XI - Lord Grenville's Ball Chapter XII - The Scrap of Paper Chapter XIII - Either--Or? Chapter XIV - One O'Clock Precisely! Chapter XV - Doubt Chapter XVI - Richmond Chapter XVII - Farewell Chapter XVIII - The Mysterious Device Chapter XIX - The Scarlet Pimpernel Chapter XX - The Friend Chapter XXI - Suspense Chapter XXII - Calais Chapter XXIII - Hope Chapter XXIV - The Death-Trap Chapter XXV - The Eagle and the Fox Chapter XXVI - The Jew Chapter XXVII - On the Track Chapter XXVIII - The Pere Blanchard's Hut Chapter XXIX - Trapped Chapter XXX - The Schooner Chapter XXXI - The Escape

Language:

English

Narrators:

David Thorn

Length:

9h 33m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

21:16


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

20:43


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

16:41


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

17:53


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

12:29


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

21:40


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

14:23


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

25:58


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

14:17


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

33:07


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

14:33


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

18:00


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:14


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

18:58


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

12:23


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

31:37


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

15:58


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

10:45


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

20:23


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

14:37


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

17:46


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

20:56


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

14:44


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

15:03


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

18:43


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

21:34


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

17:06


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

20:23


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

12:34


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

27:40


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

24:48