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The Great Train Robbery

Crichton, Michael

Published by Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1975
ISBN 10: 0394494016 / ISBN 13: 9780394494012
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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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SECOND PRINTING; THIS BOOK IS IN A LIKE NEW CONDITION. THE DUSTJACKET IS IN A LIKE NEW CONDITION AND IN A MYLAR PROTECTOR. THE SPINE IS TIGHT AND THE PAGES ARE CLEAN AND CRISP WITH SHARP CORNERS; THERE ARE NO REMAINDER MARKS; THE PRICE IS UNCLIPPED; NOT AN EX-LIBRARY BOOK; WE SHIP THE SAME DAY. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. Bookseller Inventory # 001833

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Synopsis: "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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About the Author: Born in Chicago in 1942, Michael Crichton first trained as a doctor before going on to become one of the most successful writers in the world. In 1994 he achieved a feat unmatched by any other writer: by having simultaneously a number one TV series, book and movie with, respectively, ER (which he created), Disclosure and Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park, on its release the highest-grossing film of all time. He also directed several movies, including The Great Railway Robbery with Sean Connery and Donald Sutherland. His high-concept thrillers were international bestsellers, and in total his books have sold more than 200 million copies worldwide. He died in 2008.

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