Demme, is it Valentines Day already?
I suppose you could make the argument that the Scarlet Pimpernel is an icon of both function and beauty. Rescuing aristocrats from Revolutionary France? Check. Leading English society in manners and fashion? Check. Oddsfish, m’deah, I think we have our romantic hero for the day!
Oh, and the book is available for free on Kindle if anyone is interested. Or you could just read the book. Either way, well worth a read.