The Gunpowder, Torture and Sorrow

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It's the night before his execution, and lying tortured and distraught in a cell in the Tower of London, Guy Fawkes despairs.
This short story explains the final thoughts, memories, pains, beliefs and love of the man at the centre of the legendary gunpowder, treason and plot. More
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About Jake Murphy

Jake Murphy is a British writer, translator, and is currently reading history at Oxford University. A big supporter of the electronic book, he has published all his work exclusively in ebook format, most of it for free. He currently is spending the summer with his family in Spain, and travels extensively.

​His 'Forgotten Tales' collection is now available for free in ebook format to be found at most major ebook stores for free.

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Review by: Alex Michael on Nov. 12, 2012 :
Hey this was great! loved the syle of writing, you just don't see that anymore.
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Review by: Julie Catherine Vigna on Jan. 05, 2012 :
This was excellent! I love Jake's style of period writing, and would love to see him write a full length historical novel. I would definitely purchase and read his works. ~ Julie Catherine Vigna
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Review by: Kate Burdon on Dec. 28, 2011 :
A very compelling read. A work of true literature!
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