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Author Myers, Benjamin, author.

Title The gallows pole / by Benjamin Myers.

Imprint Nashville, TN : Third Man Books, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC MYERS,B    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Edition First USA Edition
Description xviii, 371 pages ; 20 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-367).
Summary An England divided. From his remote moorland home, David Hartley assembles a gang of weavers and land-workers to embark upon a criminal enterprise that will capsize the economy and become the biggest fraud in British history. They are the Cragg Vale Coiners and their business is 'clipping' - the forging of coins, a treasonous offence punishable by death. A charismatic leader, Hartley cares for the poor and uses violence and intimidation against his opponents. He is also prone to self-delusion and strange visions of mythical creatures. When excise officer William Deighton vows to bring down the Coiners and one of their own becomes turncoat, Hartley's empire begins to crumble. With the industrial age set to change the face of England forever, the fate of his empire is under threat.
Subject England -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
ISBN 9780997457858 (paperback): $16.00
0997457856 : $16.00

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