What are the mood and tone of The Scarlet Pimpernel?

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The mood--what the author makes you as the reader feel--is primarily one of suspense. Orczy superbly creates an entangled plot which causes her readers to wonder if Marguerite will ever know her husband's true identity as The Scarlet Pimpernel , or more importantly, if she will ever see his truly brave character. Similarly, readers are intrigued by Sir Percy's rather elaborate plots and disguises and question whether he will be...

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