Sir Percy Hits Back

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Sir Percy Hits Back
1927 First Edition
Author Baroness Orczy
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series The Scarlet Pimpernel
Genre Adventure, Historical novel
Published 1927 Hodder & Stoughton
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 319 pp
Preceded by Eldorado
Followed by The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel

First published in 1927, Sir Percy Hits Back is (chronologically) the ninth book in the Scarlet Pimpernel series by Baroness Orczy.

A French-language version, translated and adapted by Charlotte and Marie-Louise Desroyses, was also published under the title La Vengeance du Mouron Rouge.


For young and pretty Fleurette the revolution seems far away until an aristocratic neighbouring family is threatened. Now, the dangers are all too real, and she is accused of being a traitor. Can her father save her? Fleurette's father is ironically Armand Chauvelin. For the first time the villainous agent is forced to ask his arch-enemy, the heroic Scarlet Pimpernel, for help.