Monday, April 14, 2014

The Scarlet Pimpernel book review

Title: The Scarlet Pimpernel

Series: The Scarlet Pimpernel books- book one

Author: Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Genre: Historical fiction

Plot: During the year 1792 France is under a violent revolution.
The Aristocrats are being killed at the guillotine every day.
 The Aristocrats' only hope is The Scarlet Pimpernel- A brave British gentlemen who sneaks them into England.  The Scarlet Pimpernel himself is at risk to be put to death also. Who can save him?

What I liked about this book: The was a fun, exciting, and fast paced read. The characters were varied and almost seemed real.

What I didn't like about this book: Some of the things that happened in this book were a bit far fetched, but it's not based on a true story.

Would I recommend this?    Yes!!!!

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