The Porte Montmartre is under citizen Bibot’s command and he is determined not to let anybody escape. When he finds out that Scarlet Pimpernel is planning his next rescue mission, he is ready to do whatever it takes to stop the commander of ”The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel”. Will he manage to do so or will Pimpernel outwit him? Will the Duc and Duchesse de Montreux be saved by Pimpernel or will this mission fail?
Find out the answers in the second of eleven short stories, combined in ”The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel” from 1919.
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Baroness Orczy was a British author, born in Hungary, who lived in the period 1865 – 1947. Her literary legacy consists of a series of novels and playwrights. She gained wide popularity in 1905 with the publication of ”The Scarlet Pimpernel”, a play which she wrote together with her husband. The wide interest that followed after the first publication led to several sequels. Baroness Orczy was also an important figure during World War I as she established an organization which was women-orientated and aimed to encourage them to seek active service in the armed forces.