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Pity For The Guy

A Biograpy of Guy Fawkes
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The first fully-rounded portrait of the man behind the Gunpowder Plot

For hundreds of years Guy Fawkes has been portrayed as perhaps too extreme a figure - a rabid, bloodthirsty Catholic who not only tried to bomb British Parliament but threatened the English way of life. This biography reveals that he was much more than an evil, shadowy conspirator with an axe to grind. John Paul Davis delves into the evidence and makes a convincing case for new thinking on one of English history's greatest enigmas. Not only is the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 thrillingly reteold, but Guy Fawkes can now be seen as a multi-faceted figure - husband, soldier, lover, adveturer, spy, and possibly the most misunderstood of English villains.


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October 2010 : UK Paperback

Title: Pity for the Guy: A Biography of Guy Fawkes
Author(s): John Paul Davis
ISBN: 0-7206-1349-3 / 978-0-7206-1349-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Peter Owen Ltd
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September 2012 : UK Kindle edition

Title: Pity for the Guy: A Biograpy of Guy Fawkes
Author(s): John Paul Davis
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
Availability: Amazon UK