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The Unfortunate Dutchman
By Dennis De Witt
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
The Unfortunate Dutchman is a tale of the many trials and tribulations faced by Jacob van Kal, an employee of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), during this travels to the Far East and his return to Holland at the end of the 18th century.
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East
By Dennis De Witt
Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East is a short story about two brothers living at a brook near the Dutch town of Delft during the eighteen century. During their stay in a Church run orphanage, the two van der Beek brothers dreamt of adventure and fortune that could be made in the Far East. It is a typical bittersweet tale depicting human courage, self-preservation and destiny.