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the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

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Emma Orczy


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Emma Orczy : The Scarlet Pimpernel

'"I made no distinction between Thackeray's Barry Lyndon and Orczy's Scarlet Pimpernel - or between Pilgrim's Progress and Sexton Blake", recalled upholsterer's son Herbert Hodge. "All four were simply exciting stories".'

Century: 1900-1945     Reader/Listener/Group: Herbert Hodge      Print: Book


Emma Orczy : [Scarlet Pimpernel novels]

'Inspired by the novels of Baroness Orczy about the Scarlet Pimpernel, I wrote a piece about Robespierre. O Robespierre, thou sea-green immobile, Thy soul, deep-stained, was ice and did not feel...'

Century: 1900-1945     Reader/Listener/Group: Charles Causley      Print: Book


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