The Scarlet Pimpernel
This is a very gripping novel written by Baroness orczy .This was first published in the year 1905.The novel relates to a story of a brave gentleman called Sir Percy who rescues innocent people from death. The time is that of the French revolution around the year 1792. No body is aware of Percy been the mastermind. He acts secretly and the small scarlet flower is his trademark. His wife also does not know about this. This is a beautiful love story of Sir Percy and Marguerite .This is a book for both adults and children alike. The description of life of the rich in those times is fascinating. So is the journey from England to France .It is a simple story and children and adults enjoy it. This book was also made into a successful film.