The Great Train Robbery

By: Crichton, Michael

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Very good in very good dust jacket. ~clean text, tight binding, light wear to exterior Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. Audience: General/trade.


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"A nineteenth-century version of THE STING...Crichton fascinates us."
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
In teeming Victorian London, where lavish wealth and appalling poverty live side by side, Edward Pierce charms the most prominent of the well-to-do as he cunningly orchestrates the crime of the century. Who would suspect that a gentleman of breeding could mastermind the daring theft of a fortune in gold? Who could predict the consequences of making the extraordinary robbery aboard the pride of England's industrial era, the mighty steam locomotive? Based on fact, as lively as legend, and studded with all the suspense and style of a modern fiction master, here is a classic caper novel set a decade before the age of dynamite--yet nonetheless explosive....

"From the Paperback edition."

Title: The Great Train Robbery

Author Name: Crichton, Michael

Categories: Fiction & Literature,

Publisher: Knopf: 1975-05-12

ISBN Number: 0394494016

ISBN Number 13: 9780394494012

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: Alibris0013433