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Lysbeth, a Tale of the Dutch

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As a historical fiction novel set during the Dutch War of Independence, Lysbeth, a Tale of the Dutch provides a vivid glimpse into the struggles and triumphs of the Dutch people during this turbulent time. The author's descriptive prose brings the setting to life, from the bustling city streets to the serene countryside.

The protagonist, Lysbeth, is a strong and resilient woman whose determination and courage drive the narrative forward. Haggard skillfully weaves together themes of love, loyalty, and sacrifice, creating a compelling and emotional journey for the reader.

While the plot can be slow-paced at times, the rich historical detail and the well-developed characters make up for it. Overall, Lysbeth, a Tale of the Dutch is a captivating and engaging read that offers both entertainment and insight into a fascinating period of history.

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This is a great book if you're looking for an adventure filled novel. It takes place during the Spanish Inquisition and describes some of the horrors that happened giving you an idea of what it was really like to live during that time period. Follow Lysbeth, a young Hollander girl, as she struggles through life enduring times of hardship and peace, sorrow and happiness, war and love. (Introduction by Abigail Rasmussen)

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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 5 reviews)

Reviewer: - April 20, 2016
Subject: Lysbeth, a Tale of the Dutch
Enjoyed the story and although the single narrator did a consistent job, I did not like the reading due to the continuous mis-pronoucation of the many Dutch words, names and cities.
Reviewer: - August 31, 2014
Subject: reader
Great reading and emphasis. Made this very enjoyable
Reviewer: - August 30, 2014
Subject: Reader
Great reading and emphasis. Made this very enjoyable
Reviewer: - July 13, 2014
Subject: Reader
Great reader making this most a enjoyable.
Reviewer: - December 21, 2013
Entertaining, like the language and the reader

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