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The Scarlet Pimpernel Summary
Baroness Emma Orczy

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The Scarlet Pimpernel Summary

Plot Summary

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy is a classic novel of romance and intrigue. The Scarlet Pimpernel is an unknown English gentleman who risks his life to help targeted French aristocrats escape the persecution of the revolutionary government in 1792 France. Lady Blakeney is a French woman who is married to an English gentleman. Lady Blakeney is approached by a French agent who needs her help in learning the identity of the Scarlet Pimpernel. At first Lady Blakeney refuses, but when she learns that her brother has been discovered collaborating with the Scarlet Pimpernel, Lady Blakeney agrees to help in exchange for her brother's safe return to England. However, when Lady Blakeney learns the identity of the Scarlet Pimpernel, she finds herself forced to choose between her brother and the man she loves. The Scarlet Pimpernel is an exciting, romantic novel that will keep readers on the edge of...

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