H. Rider Haggard, best known for his timeless classic King Solomon's Mines
, recounts in this tale the inspiring story of Lysbeth, a young Dutch woman forced to endure perils and tribulations of the Spanish Occupation's yoke and the Inquisition of the 16th century. The momentous events of her life unfold against the turbulent backdrop of the struggle for Dutch independence, led by William the Silent.
This enduring story of faith, love, and hardship is now presented in a newly revised and updated version for modern readers. Intense action, virtuous romance and the abiding faith of the characters stand out from the pages of this unforgettable novel. Recommended for ages 12 and up.