The Scarlet Pimpernel

by Baroness Emmuska Orczy

The Library Book Club meeting for this book will be February 21, 2019, at 6:30 pm in the entry foyer.

This book is our chosen community reads book for the 2019 On the Same Page.  Free copies will be available at the library until supplies run out.

Armed with only his wits and his cunning, one man recklessly defies the French revolutionaries and rescues scores of innocent 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.

book 1 in The Scarlet Pimpernel series

Ratings and Reviews from the Librarians

Vivian rated it ★★★★ and said “I was surprised the book deviates quite a lot from the movie (or is it the other way around – hah!)? I can see how these Pimpernel stories became runaway best-sellers and could easily become addicting!

Cathy rated it ★★★★.

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