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The long journey from Lindisfarne: Cuddy, by Benjamin Myers, reviewed

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18 March 2023

9:00 AM

18 March 2023

9:00 AM

Cuddy Benjamin Myers

Bloomsbury, pp.403, 20

Benjamin Myers had a lucky break with his 2017 novel, The Gallows Pole. First published by a small indie press, it won the Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction, garnered a two-book deal from Bloomsbury and this year is to be adapted by Shane Meadows as a BBC television series.

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