The Elusive Pimpernel : The Scarlet Pimpernel

  • by Baroness Orczy
  • Narrated by Johanna Ward
  • Series: The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • 9 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In this sequel to The Scarlet Pimpernel, Sir Percy Blakeney's arch-enemy travels to England in pursuit of the impudent enemy of the French Republic. Monsieur Chauvelin devises a dastardly plot to annihilate, once and for all, both Sir Percy and his beautiful wife, Marguerite. Lured to France, where the entire town of Boulogne is held hostage on their behalf, they seem to be hopelessly trapped. Will the Scarlet Pimpernel prevail?

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What the Critics Say

"Johanna Ward brings suspense and wit to this story of intrigue set in the days following the French Revolution....She makes good use of her native British and superb French accents to help create vivid and complex personalities. Ward's great sense of mood and timing carry listeners through to the very end." (AudioFile)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 27-10-2006
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.