The Book of the Needle

Matthew Francis

Research output: Book/ReportBook


Historical novel recounting the life of the Welsh tailor and prophet Arise Evans (1607-1660?), and exploring themes such as the politics of the English Civil War, the development of literary print culture in Early Modern England, and the relationship of history to prophecy.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBlaenau Ffestiniog
PublisherCinnamon Press
Number of pages272
ISBN (Print)978-1909077256, 1909077259
Publication statusPublished - 01 May 2014


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