The Gallows Pole by Benjamin Myers 9781526611154

The Gallows Pole


The Gallows Pole by Benjamin Myers transports you to the rugged and untamed landscape of 18th century Yorkshire, where an organized band of counterfeiters known as the Cragg Vale Coiners wages a daring rebellion against the authorities. In a world where the line between crime and resistance blurs, this gritty historical novel weaves together elements of poetry, vivid descriptions of the northern English countryside, and the intricate inner workings of an illicit empire built on forgery. Through the eyes of unforgettable characters, you'll bear witness to an alternative history that challenges conventional narratives and exposes the harsh realities of life on the margins.

Benjamin Myers is a multi-award-winning novelist and poet whose works have garnered widespread critical acclaim. With a keen eye for detail and a profound understanding of the region's history and culture, Myers breathes life into a forgotten chapter of Yorkshire's past, crafting a literary tour de force that lingers long after the final page.

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