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   Great Train Robbery, by Michael Crichton  
 
  Novel, first publication in December 2006
 
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      In teeming Victorian London, where lavish wealth and appalling poverty live side by side, one mysterious man navigates both worlds with perfect ease. Rich, handsome, and ingenious, Edward Pierce charms the most prominent of the well-to-do as he cunningly orchestrates a masterpiece of crime -- the most daring train robbery 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....

    The Lost World, Jurassic Park, Congo, Disclosure , Rising Sun, and The Terminal Man, by Michael Crichton, are available on cassette from Random House AudioBooks (The Lost World is also available on compact disc). Sphere and The Andromeda Strain are available as Random House Price-Less Audios. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

     
     
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  • 19th Century
  • Great Britain
  • London
  • Mystery

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