ISBN: 9781841651613

Publication date: 03 Mar 2014

Author: Peter Brimacombe

Branded one of the greatest villains of all time, the name Guy Fawkes is synonymous with a spectacular crime that never was – the Gunpowder Plot. But who was this young man, caught up in a world of intrigue, treachery, betrayal, spies, double agents and informers? Why did he become involved in this plan to bring down the government and monarchy? Who were his fellow conspirators? And who was really responsible for orchestrating this would-be act of treason? Unravel these mysteries, discover why the scheme failed and the eventual fate of the doomed plotters in this informative and finely illustrated Pitkin Guide.