Great Britain flag icon  The Scarlet Pimpernel

 Baroness Orczy

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Everything happens at the end of the eighteenth century. This is the period after the French Revolution. The era of terror. In these dark and dangerous times, a group of brave Englishmen appear. Their leader is called Scarlet Pimpernel. The real name of this man is Sir Percy. Many know him as a rich and sophisticated aristoctrat. Sir Percy likes expensive wine and new beautiful clothes. Few people take this person seriously. He is just a stupid dandy. But it is a mistake to think so. This man is a great actor. He leads a group of underground rebels. Sir Percey is clever, agile and desperate. He knows lots of languages. He takes part in many operations of saving many aristocrats. He saves people from under the guillotine. This book is about the adventures of this unusual man.

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