The Scarlet Pimpernel
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Dec 17, 2009 - 232 pages
A Historical Fiction Classic! The first of the enormously popular Pimpernel books! He is a master of clever disguises, stealth and daring escapes, a brazen hero who rescues doomed aristocrats from the guillotine during the French Revolution's Reign of Terror. Who is the elusive and mysterious Scarlet Pimpernel who courageously risks his life on a daily basis and leaves behind nothing but a tiny scarlet flower? Not even his beautiful wife knows that the man she is married to, a dull-witted British dandy, is the secret hero saving countless lives and maddening the French Republican Government. An exciting adventure awaits the reader - clashing swords, clever repartee, dashing wit, and daring. Will the French government agent who has made it his personal goal to capture and destroy the Scarlet Pimpernel succeed? A true masterpiece! Select it for you library today!