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The Scarlet Pimpernel

Published by Flame Tree Collectable Classics
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

Little treasures, the FLAME TREE COLLECTABLE CLASSICS are chosen to create a delightful and timeless home library. Each stunning, gift edition features deluxe cover treatments, ribbon markers, luxury endpapers and gilded edges. The unabridged text is accompanied by a Glossary of Victorian and Literary terms produced for the modern reader.

During the height of the Reign of Terror in the French Revolution, the Scarlet Pimpernel leads a secret league to rescue many of those destined for the guillotine. An enigma lurking in the shadows, known only to his close friends, he faces his most deadly enemy, the sinister Chauvelin, in a series of intriguing adventures.

Hungarian born Baroness Orczy (1865–1947) was an author and illustrator, educated in Paris and London where her work was shown at the Royal Academy. The French Revolution inspired her Scarlet Pimpernel novels in a series of thrilling, popular adventures.

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