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The Great Train Robbery

Crichton, Michael

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ISBN 10: 0394494016 / ISBN 13: 9780394494012
Editorial: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1975
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This is a true US first edition / first printing, with the words 'Published by Alfred A in 1975' on the copyright page. A Near-Fine copy of this thrilling novel, by the blockbusting author of 'Jurassic Park'. The jacket is nestly price-clipped. There is some slight fading to the jacket spine (hardly noticeable). Otherwise, very nice. We protect all our books with a removable plastic cover, and send them with care. N° de ref. de la librería 000807

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Título: The Great Train Robbery

Editorial: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Año de publicación: 1975

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Edición: First Edition

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"A nineteenth-century version of THE STING...Crichton fascinates us."
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:

Michael Cumpsty has appeared on Broadway in Racing Demon, The Heiress, Translations, Timon of Athens, Artist Descending a Staircase and La Bete, and on television in the cast of L.A. Law, on Star Trek: Voyager, and in the PBS production of Hamlet. His film credits include the Ang Lee film The Ice Storm. He has previously read Servant of for Random House AudioBooks.

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