The Great Train Robbery Author:Michael Cricghton Review: — "A nineteenth-century version of The Sting...Crichton fascinates us." The New York Times Book Review — Book Description: — Lavish wealth and appalling poverty live side by side in Victorian London, and Edward Pierce easily navigates both worlds. Rich, handsome, and ingenious, he charms the city's most prominent citizens even as he plots t... more »he crime of his century: the daring theft of a fortune in gold.
But even Pierce could not predict the consequences of an extraordinary robbery that targets the pride of England's industrial era: the mighty steam locomotive. Based on remarkable fact, and alive with the gripping suspense, surprise, and authenticity that are his trademark, Michael Crichton's classic adventure is a breathtaking thrill-ride that races along tracks of steel at breakneck speed.
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