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Leatherface : A Tale Of Old Flanders

By: Baroness Orczy
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Leatherface - A Tale Of Old Flanders," is a 1916 historical fiction by Baroness Orczy. Spain has sway over Flanders in 1572 with an absolute monarchy. People are held in a state of fear by their conquerors due to the threat of the Inquisition and its tortures. The plot opens with The Prince of Orange, William, who is currently a wanted man hiding out in the city of Ghent after leading a failed rebellion. By arranging for the marriage of his general's daughter Lenora to Ghent's High Bailiff's son, the Spanish Duke of Alva devises a scheme to assassinate Orange by inserting a spy into a household that is known to support Orange. Will they be able to succeed in their mission? To know the complete story read Leatherface.

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Baroness Orczy

Baroness Emmuska Orczy was born in Tarnaors, Hungary in 1865. She was a notable artist, playwright and author. Her father Baron Felix Orczy was a composer and mother Countess Emma Orczy. Due to a peasant revolt her family fled to Brussels then Paris and lastly to London. With her sister Emma studied in convent schools in Brussels and Paris. She learned music and paintings but gained success in paintings at the West London School of Art and at Heartherley. In collaboration with her husband Montague Barstow, Baroness Hungarian fairy tales and began writing romance and fiction. She was appreciated for the translation of Old Hungarian Fairy Tales. Her first novel, The Emperor's Candlesticks faced rejection for being too short. But her second novel 'The Scarlet Pimpernel' proved a boon for him, she earned name and fame. As a prominent author she wrote dozens of romantic novels, plays and detective stories. Her memorable works-The Man in Grey, The Laughing Cavalier, Skin O' My Tooth, Eldorado- a sequel to the Scarlet Pimpernel, The Old Man in the Corner, The Divine Folly, The Old Scare Crow, Lady Molly of Scotland Yard etc. She was died in London in 1947.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 293 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357484094
  • ISBN-13: 9789357484091
  • Item Weight: 351.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 16.3 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / Europe / Spain & Portugal