The Scarlet Pimpernel

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The first and most successful in the Baroness's series of books that feature Percy Blakeney, who leads a double life as an English fop and a swashbuckling rescuer of aristocrats, The Scarlet Pimpernel was the blueprint for what became known as the masked-avenger genre. As Anne Perry writes in her Introduction, the novel "has almost reached its first centenary, and it is as vivid and appealing as ever because the plotting is perfect. It is a classic example of how to construct, pace, and conclude a plot. . . . To rise on the crest of laughter without capsizing, to survive being written, rewritten, and reinterpreted by each generation, is the mark of a plot that is timeless and universal, even though it happens to be set in England and France of 1792."
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series Scarlet Pimpernel
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subject_facet Adventure fiction
Blakeney, Percy, Sir (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
British -- France -- Fiction
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Fiction
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Refugees -- Fiction
France -- History -- Revolution,1789-1799 -- Fiction
France -- History -- Revolution. -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Nobility -- Fiction
Nobility -- Great Britain -- Fiction
title_display The Scarlet Pimpernel
title_full The Scarlet Pimpernel / Baroness Orczy
The Scarlet Pimpernel / Baroness Orczy ; introduction and notes by Sarah Juliette Sasson ; illustrations by Rachel Perkins
The Scarlet Pimpernel / Baroness Orczy ; introduction by Anne Perry
The Scarlet Pimpernel / Baroness Orczy ; with an introduction by Gary Hoppenstand
The Scarlet Pimpernel / by Baroness Orczy
The Scarlet Pimpernel / cBaroness Orczy
The Scarlet Pimpernel [electronic resource] / Baroness Emma Orczy
The Scarlet Pimpernel [electronic resource] / Baroness Emmuska Orczy
The Scarlet Pimpernel [electronic resource] / Baroness Orczy
The Scarlet pimpernel / by Baroness Orczy ; illustrated by John Falter
The scarlet Pimpernel / by Baroness Orczy
The scarlet pimpernel [electronic resource] / Baroness Emma Orczy
title_short The Scarlet Pimpernel
topic_facet Blakeney, Percy, Sir (Fictitious character)
British
Fiction
France
History
Nobility
Refugees
Revolution
Revolution,1789-1799