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Baroness Orczy

Baroness Emmuska Orczy (1865, Tarnaörs, Hungary - November 12, 1947, London), British novelist, playwright and artist.

Some of her paintings were exhibited at the Royal Academy in London.

Orczy wrote many adventure romances. In London in 1894 she married Montaque Barstow (d.1942), who co-authored some of her plays.


  • The Scarlet Pimpernel (play 1903, novel 1905)
  • The Sin of William Jackson (play, 1906)
  • The Case of Miss Elliot (collection of mysteries, 1905)
  • The Elusive Pimpernel (1908)
  • Beau Brocade (play, 1908)
  • Lady Molly of Scotland Yard (1910)
  • Castles in the Air (collection, 1921)
  • Skin o' My Tooth (collection, 1928)
  • Mam'zelle Guillotine (1940)
  • Links in the Chain of Life (autobiography, 1947)

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