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Baroness Emmuska Orczy's 'The Heart of a Woman' is a compelling period piece whirling around a complex murder mystery that challenges the integrity of familial bonds and the depths of human loyalty. Set against the backdrop of London and Brussels, this intricate narrative unfolds through a series of tightly woven events that bridge the ferocity of passion with the cold finality of death. Orczy's unique literary style blends suspense with psychological introspection, creating a rich tapestry that places her work firmly within the realm of early twentieth-century detective fiction. Her use of evocative description and period-appropriate dialogue renders a literary context that is both authentic and gripping, inviting readers into a world where honor and murder are intertwining fates.

The author, Baroness Emmuska Orczy, was a notable figure in literature, best known for creating the enduring character of the Scarlet Pimpernel. Her rich background and experiences during a time of class structures and social expectations may well have informed the complexities of righteousness and secrecy which permeate 'The Heart of a Woman.' Orczy's upbringing in aristocratic circles likely offered her intimate insights into the nuances of nobility and the intricate dance of protecting one's legacy?themes that undeniably resonate throughout the narrative of Luke's perilous quest to clear his name.

'The Heart of a Woman' is a must-read for aficionados of classic detective stories and those intrigued by the mores and mysteries of Edwardian society. The book offers more than just a tantalizing whodunit; it is a deep dive into the psychological undercurrents within the nobility, touching on themes of legacy, honor, and the weight of family expectations. This novel is an exemplary piece not only because of its intricate plot but also because of its exploration into the human condition, making it a compelling read for both literary scholars and casual appreciators of historic fiction.


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Biografía del Autor
<p>Baroness Emma Magdolna Roz&aacute;lia M&aacute;ria Jozefa Borb&aacute;la \"Emmuska\" Orczy de Orci, more commonly known as Baroness Emmuska Orczy, was a notable figure in the literary world, acclaimed predominantly for her series of adventure novels featuring the Scarlet Pimpernel. Born in Tarna&ouml;rs, Hungary on September 23, 1865, Orczy grew up in a noble family that eventually settled in London. There, she attended the West London School of Art and pursued an interest in writing and illustration. Her literary career began earnestly with \'The Emperor\'s Candlesticks\' in 1899, but it was in 1905 that she achieved significant success with \'The Scarlet Pimpernel\'. This success was followed by numerous sequels and an adored stage adaptation. Beyond the action and intrigue of her Scarlet Pimpernel series, Orczy also wrote romance novels, one of which is \'The Heart of a Woman\' (1909). This novel reflects Orczy\'s diverse talent, showcasing her ability to delve into the emotional and psychological landscapes of her characters, often emphasizing themes of love, honor, and societal roles. Baroness Orczy\'s works are characterized by their blend of adventure, romance, and suspense, rendered in a vivid, almost theatrical style that captivated audiences across Europe and America. She passed away in London on November 12, 1947, leaving a lasting legacy through her rich and adventurous narratives which continue to enthrall readers. Her contributions to early 20th-century literature remain significant for their entertainment value as well as the historical insights they provide into the period\'s social mores and ideals.</p>
ISBN: 8596547168362
Referencia: BW1037875273

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