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"That damned elusive Pimpernel!!"

“We seek him here, we seek him there,
“Those Frenchies seek him everywhere.
“Is he in heaven? — Is he in hell?
“That damned, elusive Pimpernel!” 16 more words

5 Unforgettable French Revolution Moments From Literature and Film

Happy Bastille Day! As most of us know from history class, the French Revolution was born from oppression, began with promise, peaked in guillotine-induced bloodshed, and ended in Napoleon. 459 more words

Film

Young Jules and the Pere : Jules Verne - "The Count of Chanteleine"

Poor Jules Verne: no American respect. No literary survey of the 19th century could truly be complete without him, and by any account he wrote wrote four or five of the most influential novels of all time, and yet, like… 735 more words

Historical

Edward Snowden is like The Scarlet Pimpernel

Edward Snowden and the Scarlet Pimpernel are both pretty damn cool, and pretty “demmed elusive” (I think “demmed” was a replacement curse word for “damned”). 279 more words

Commentary

Swashbucking European Romances: The Prisoner of Zenda, The Scarlet Pimpernel, and The Man in the Iron Mask

When we decided to have a Reverse Crossover Month, my first thought was of all the oldie goldies written over the past two centuries or so. 1,897 more words

Reverse Crossover

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Since I have been lacking on book reviews lately, I thought I would make a post explaining to you all exactly why.

As I am still in high school, I still have school work that I have to complete (sadly). 121 more words

Book Blog

Rook - Sharon Cameron

History is doomed to repeat and the setting in Paris, France.  This dystopia features a society that has shunned all things related to old technology.  The ruthless leader of the revolution created a blood bath in killing the former ruling class.  146 more words

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