By Pike and Dyke : a Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic
by Henty, G.A.

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"A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic" by G. A. Henty is an enthralling historical novel that takes readers on a captivating journey through one of the most pivotal periods in Dutch history. Prepare to be transported to a world of political intrigue, epic battles, and the indomitable spirit of a nation fighting for its freedom. Set during the 16th century, the story follows the adventures of a young protagonist amidst the turbulent times of the Dutch struggle for independence against Spanish rule. Through the eyes of our hero, readers witness the rise of iconic figures such as William the Silent and the daring exploits of Dutch rebels. G. A. Henty's meticulous research and vivid storytelling bring this tumultuous era to life, painting a rich tapestry of the political landscape, religious tensions, and the courage of those who fought for their beliefs. The novel seamlessly weaves historical events with the personal journey of our protagonist, creating a captivating blend of action, drama, and emotion. "A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic" not only educates but also entertains, showcasing Henty's masterful storytelling skills and his ability to bring history to life. Through the triumphs and tribulations of the characters, readers develop a profound appreciation for the sacrifices made by those who fought for the birth of a nation.

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  • PID: 14717675752
  • Publisher: The Mershon Company
  • Seller: Between the Covers-Rare Books
    Description: Pirated edition. Pictorial red checkered cloth stamped in red, black, and green, gilt-stamped spine title. Illustrated by Maynard Brown. Pages age-toned and delicate with title loose and laid in, else still very good with modest wear of spine ends.
    Condition: Very Good