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Baking for Bookworms: Fried Potatoes from Baroness Orczy's The Scarlet Pimpernel

Every once in a while there’s a book that’ll leave a bad taste in your mouth. I was really eager to read The Scarlet Pimpernel… 982 more words

Baking For Bookworms

The Art of Allusion

In literature, allusion is a reference to something that will be familiar to the audience; anything from a turn of phrase to a cultural icon, or even a mention of a familiar food. 587 more words

Star Wars

Anagallis arvensis, The Scarlet Pimpernel

The Scarlet Pimpernel is a beautiful little wild flower of meadows and waste land,

But.. Your eyes do not deceive you, it is orange, it is not scarlet. 194 more words


Book Review: The Scarlet Pimpernel

We seek him here, we seek him there,
Those Frenchies seek him everywhere.
Is he in heaven? - Is he in hell?
That demmed, elusive pimpernel!
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A Tale Of Two Percies

Spoiler Alert: Do not read this post if you plan to read Baroness Orczy’s novel The Scarlet Pimpernel. Notice that “read” is emphasized here, for this article will spoil little of consequence should you choose to watch the well-known 1934 and 1950 and 1982 movie adaptations of the novel, their endings capturing the essence, yet not the true details, of the original story. 964 more words

Jews And Literature