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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The arch villain in abroness the Pimpernel novels, Citoyen Chauvelin, makes a sinister appearance in El Dorado too. And that Percy was in prison can you So.

Eldorado by Orczy, Baroness

Eldorado is a good deal more substantial both in length and in themes, although it lacks the tightly-woven plot of the original. Some foxing to the endpapers, pastedowns and prelims. Then he does need to be that other side of the coin, not all men can be a Percy after all. The elusive Pimpernel returns for another swashbuckling adventure in El Dorado. The characters come alive.

Eldorado (Sir Percy Blakeney (Scarlet Pimpernel), book 4) by Baroness Orczy

What more could someone ask for? He and his comrades arrive in Paris, and are given strict orders they need follow as part of this venture.

But at the same time, sometimes the author tends to drag out the agony and suspense everyone is feeling. 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. Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles with LibriVox links. Armand on the other hand is whiny and irritating beyond belief.

Previous owner’s name, small, neat calligraphic script, in ink. She does this whole describing a character’s personality through their looks, which was a thing back in the early 20th century for writers of romances and probably is now too, only I’ve been fortunate enough not to have read those.


THis books was as clever and adventurous as the first second and third.

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

A fun adventure book – I still like the eldorqdo best but an enjoyable way to spend some time. It’s a great adventure story that I’m sure I will return to again.

Apr 06, Anna S.

Just, brother of his wife, Marguerite, with him to France as part of a plan to rescue the young Dauphin. Eldorado Knight Books Author s: Unabridged republication of orczt classic edition.

Though it was definitely longer than the other books — or at least seemed it — it was one of the most engaging Pimpernel books I have read and had me biting my nails to the very end and really emotionally involved. This book doesn’t have much of that, as a matter of fact, he is eldoado really in it much, and when he is – it’s just not the same. Eldoradohowever, is often ranked first among these sequels.

This book comes in three parts, and honestly, I was yawning during the first part, during which we watch Armand St Just sulk about his Jeanne and make a succession of very silly decisions. Percy warns Armand not to renew any friendships while in Paris, but it doesn’t take long before Armand has ignored his warnings and renewed a friendship with the scheming Baron de Batz in the pay of the Austrian governmentwho wants to free the Dauphin himself and despises the Scarlet Pimpernel and all he represents.

The result, as usual, was a little uneven and fans of The Scarlet Pimpernel –the kind of short, light, tight novel that comes out of a good melodramatic short story–are divided on which ones are worth reading and which are not.


Well, the fact that it took me over 5 years to finish this book should be indicative of its interest level. The still-raging French Revolution continues to claim lives, and the shadow of the guillotine draws ever nearer to the the young Dauphin, son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. Wikipedia — El Dorado.

While there, he orcyz in love with a young actress named Citizeness Jeanne L’Ange. And though I fi Probably my favorite of the three Scarlet Pimpernel books I’ve read, simply because we get to see more of the inner workings of the Scarlet Pimpernel, and also several chapters center around a young, kind but too impulsive member of the league. The Scarlet Pimpernel becomes involved in the situation when he makes his own plans to rescue the Dauphin, which are endangered when one of his agents falls in love with a Parisian actress.

El Dorado: Further Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel

Aug 28, Andrea rated it liked it. Cover is tidy, just a light cup ring on each board, tight bindings, square text block, very small name and date on front paste-down, foxing in edges and just into prelims, clean pages.

Chauvelin insists that Percy is to be deprived of ogczy in the hope that he will be weakened and disclose where young Capet, the uncrowned King of France, is being held following his rescue. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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