Armed with only his wits and his cunning, one man recklessly defies the French revolutionaries and rescues scores of inocent men, women, and children from the deadly guillotine. His friends and foes know him only as the Scarlet Pimpernel. But the ruthless French agent Chauvelin is sworn to discover his identity and to hunt him down. Complete and unabridged.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 336 Vendor: Puffin Publication Date: 1997 Dimensions: 7.75 X 5 X 1 (inches)
Baroness Emmuska Orczy (1865-1947), an only child of Austro-Hungarian nobles, lived most of her life in London, where she built her reputation as an established novelist, playwright, and artist. Also a success on stage, her most famous novel, The Scarlet Pimpernel, spawned a series of books featuring its cast of characters.