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Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Baroness Emma Orczy was a British novelist and artist best known for her Scarlet Pimpernel novels. Educated as an artist, Orczy took on work as a translator and illustrator to supplement the family income before finding success as a playwright and writer. During her career Orczy penned more than 50 literary works including The Scarlet Pimpernel (both the novel and the play), I Will Repay, and Lady Molly of Scotland Yard. An active supporter of the British monarchy, Orczy was a founding member...See more