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The Great Train Robbery

Crichton, Michael

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ISBN 10: 0394494016 / ISBN 13: 9780394494012
Published by Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1975
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: The Great Train Robbery

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Inc

Publication Date: 1975

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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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....
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Michael Cumpsty has appeared on Broadway in Racing Demon, The Heiress, Translations, Timon of Athens, Artist Descending a Staircase and La Bete, and on television in the cast of L.A. Law, on Star Trek: Voyager, and in the PBS production of Hamlet. His film credits include the Ang Lee film The Ice Storm. He has previously read Servant of for Random House AudioBooks.

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