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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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Product Details

ISBN:
9780345418999
Author:
Crichton, Michael
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Train robberies
Subject:
Great Britain History Victoria, 1837-1901 Fiction.
Subject:
Train robberies -- Great Britain -- Fiction.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Ballantine Books trade ed.
Publication Date:
1997
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xvii, 281 p.
Dimensions:
8.28x5.50x.81 in. .60 lbs.

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