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Leatherface: A Tale of Old Flanders

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Leatherface: A Tale of Old Flanders by Baroness Emma Orczy is a gripping historical novel set during the Spanish Inquisition in Flanders. The story follows the complex and tragic journey of Leatherface, a mysterious and enigmatic nobleman who is caught between loyalty to his country and his own sense of justice.

Baroness Emma Orczy's writing style is rich and detailed, immersing the reader in the sights, sounds, and politics of 16th century Flanders. The characters are well-developed and the plot is filled with twists and turns that keep the reader engaged until the very end.

One of the most striking aspects of the novel is Orczy's portrayal of the brutality and injustice of the Spanish Inquisition. The horrors of this dark period in European history are vividly depicted, making the reader confront the harsh realities of religious persecution and intolerance.

Overall, Leatherface is a captivating and thought-provoking read that will appeal to fans of historical fiction and political intrigue. Baroness Emma Orczy has once again demonstrated her skill as a talented storyteller, weaving a compelling narrative that lingers in the mind long after the final page is turned.

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A romantic, political adventure story set in the late 1500's, during the Spanish rule over the Netherlands, in the city of Ghent. Leatherface is an Orangist and emerges to lead the Ghent citizens to rebel and win back their freedom.

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