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Der Grosse Eisenbahnraub Michael Crichton

Der Grosse Eisenbahnraub

Michael Crichton

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ISBN : 9783763222285
Hardcover
314 pages
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A nineteenth-century version of THE STING...Crichton fascinates us.THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWIn teeming Victorian London, where lavish wealth and appalling poverty live side by side, Edward Pierce charms the most prominent of the well-to-do asMoreA nineteenth-century version of THE STING...Crichton fascinates us.THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWIn 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 Englands 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....