The Great Train Robbery

In teeming Victorian London, where lavish wealth and appalling poverty exist side by side, one mysterious man navigates both worlds with perfect ease. In teeming Victorian London, where lavish wealth and appalling poverty exist side by side, one mysterious man navigates both worlds with perfect ease. Rich, handsome and ingenious, Edward Pierce preys on the most prominent of the well-to-do as he cunningly orchestrates the crime of his century.Who would suspect that a gentleman of breeding could mastermind the daring theft of a fortune in gold? Who would 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 novel, set a decade before the age of dynamite - yet nonetheless explosive...

Product Overview
ISBN 9780099482413
Categories BX, Crime, extraordinary, Fiction, Mystery and Thriller
Author(s) Michael Crichton
Publisher Cornerstone
Pages 304
Format Paperback
Dimensions 11cm x 1.9cm x 17.8cm
Weight 0.175 kg

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