A Child of the Revolution

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A Child of the Revolution
Cover of the 1932 first edition
Author Baroness Orczy
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series The Scarlet Pimpernel
Genre Adventure, Historical novel
Published 1932 (Cassell & Co)
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 310 pp
Preceded by The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel
Followed by Pimpernel and Rosemary

First published in 1932, A Child of the Revolution is chronologically the last book in the Scarlet Pimpernel series by Baroness Orczy.


During one return home, Sir Percy tells the story of André Vallon, a young Jacobin, to the Prince of Wales. André, wishing to revenge himself on a despotic seigneur, uses the Jacobins' rise to force the seigneur's daughter to marry him. Once wed, they come to love each other, only to have the old seigneur denounce André in an attempt to free his daughter.