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El Dorado by Baroness Orczy Juvenile Fiction, Action & Adventure [Baroness Orczy, Baroness Emmuska Orczy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying. El Dorado has ratings and reviews. Allison said: Baroness Emmuska Orczy could probably have written this entire story using a quarter of the words. When her stage-play-turned-novel The Scarlet Pimpernel became a runaway bestseller, Baroness Orczy did what any bestselling author worth.

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Eldorado – A Story of the Scarlet Pimpernel. It just wasn’t engaging enough to keep my interest from beginning to end.

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And that Percy was in prison can you So. The elusive Pimpernel returns for another swashbuckling adventure in El Dorado. Odd’s fish m’dear I thin I listened to the audio book and was reminded why I started reading this in high school right after I read The Scarlet Pimpernel, but then lost interest. Sir Percy Hits Back. I was interested in this to see what elements played into the movie because there’s so many elements that are not in the original.

Chauvelin insists that Percy is to be deprived of sleep in the hope that he will be weakened and disclose where young Capet, the uncrowned King of France, is being held following his rescue.

El Dorado: An Adventure of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy Orczy – Free Ebook

Anyway, here is the review. Orczy’s first detective stories appeared in magazines. Red embossed cloth titled in gilt on spine and front board, coloured mounted vignette on front board, double page monochrome frontis. It gets me every single time.


Marguerite, the main babe, is being referred to as ‘little mother’ despite not being a mother. This is the enthralling second adventure of the Scarlet Pimpernel, the romantic English hero who rescues aristocratic victims of the French Revolution from the guillotine.

But the eldroado half of the story more than makes up for this. Want to Read saving…. Mar 01, Paulina rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sir Percy’s impudent spirit is there even in hardship, a hardship much worse than in the film. I find myself unable to rate any of the Pimpernel books any lower than 5 stars. This romantic side of the plot is less sentimentally handled than in some of the other Orczy novels though there are still plenty of passages that are better skipped.

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Otherwise, another rollicking adv Baroness Emmuska Orczy could probably have written this entire story using a quarter of the words. Percy, still thought to be Heron, drives a carriage with Marguerite and Armand inside to the coast, where his ship is waiting for them.

It was rewritten as a novel which was also baronwss with great enthusiasm. I appreciated her complete willingness to trust him and to die for him, if need be.

He wasn’t at his best in this book. Oct 03, Ann rated it really liked it Shelves: The women are usually just so silly, and don’t worry their pretty heads an actual quote about other people’s strife.


Once the POV mostly switched over to Marguerite, the pace picked up. He tells Chauvelin and Heron that the dauphin is being held in an area in the north, near the coast of France, but that he has to show them, rather than tell them, because the paths are nameless and too small for them to find without him.

He then contrives, by eldoraado to crack and confess the dauphin’s whereabouts, to make his escape.

What happens to me after that matters but little, yet I wish to live for your dear sake. And if they’re bad, they’re all bad, and possibly also have a hi This book could be either one or five stars, but it made me laugh so much that I went for a fiver here. After covering for Armand at her house, L’Ange is arrested and thrown into jail.

Preview — El Dorado by Emmuska Orczy. As always, the Scarlet Pimpernel is untouchable, but I still didn’t figure out how he managed to win the day until I got to the end orzy it. Chandler, Raymond, and Parker, Robert B.: