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A Letter to the Person Who Owned My Book Before Me

I bought a used copy of The Scarlet Pimpernel about a year ago. Upon reading it, I have found a name on the inside cover. Alexandra. The whole book is filled with notes and highlighted and underlined things, along with definitionsĀ and clarifications. My mysterious friend has pointed out so many things I never would have… Continue reading A Letter to the Person Who Owned My Book Before Me

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Book Review: The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy

If you’re looking for a read that’s 50% dime store adventure novel and 50% great literature, you should probably read The Scarlet Pimpernel. Baroness Orczy’s most famous novel is the child of Hugo’s simultaneously tragic and comedic The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Dumas’ nail-biting, seat-of-your-pants revenge tale, The Count of Monte Cristo. In short,… Continue reading Book Review: The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy