The Scarlet Pimpernel (Thriller/Action)
Marguerite Blakeney, the woman that every girl wants to be, is torn between love for her husband and love for her brother. She is blackmailed into helping Chauvelin, a French agent, find the elusive Scarlet Pimpernel, who had been smuggling French aristocrats to safety. Chauvelin wants to kill
the Scarlet Pimpernel, who turns out to be Marguerite's husband. Chauvelin threatens to kill Marguerite's brother if she warns her husband that Chauvelin is tr... The Scarlet Pimpernel (Literature)
Set in the 1790's, the story introduces the reader to the bloodshed and brutality of the French Revolution, painting a picture of the French revolutionary government as bloodthirsty and power-hungry.
And becoming more and more well-known is a band of derring-doers led by an Englishman whose pluck and ingenuity are unsurpassed--a man only known as the Scarlet Pimpernel. The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel succeeds, time and time again, in snatching F...