The Great Train Robbery

Based on fact, but studded with all the suspense and style of fiction, here is a classic historical thriller, set a decade before the age of dynamite—yet nonetheless explosive…

The Great Train Robbery

The Great Train Robbery

From the bestselling author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes an enthralling novel about Victorian London’s most notorious gold heist. London, 1855, when lavish wealth and appalling poverty exist side by side, one mysterious man navigates both worlds with perfect ease. 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 extraordinary robbery aboard the pride of England’s industrial era, the mighty steam locomotive? Based on fact, but studded with all the suspense and style of fiction, here is a classic historical thriller, set a decade before the age of dynamite—yet nonetheless explosive…

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The Great Train Robbery
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Michael Crichton
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-14 - Publisher: Vintage

From the bestselling author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes an enthralling novel about Victorian London’s most notorious gold heist. London, 1855, when lavish wealth and appalling poverty exist side by side, one mysterious man navigates both worlds with perfect ease. Edward Pierce preys on the most prominent of
Great Train Robbery Confidential
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Graham Satchwell
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-04 - Publisher: The History Press

IN 1981, Detective Inspector Satchwell was the officer in charge of the case against Train Robber Tom Wisbey and twenty others. The case involved massive thefts from mail trains – similar to the Great Train Robbery of 1963 where £2.6 million was taken and only £400,000 ever recovered. Thirty years
Case of the Great Train Robbery
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Rae Bains
Categories: Detective and mystery stories
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982 - Publisher: Troll Communications Llc

Mark and his pet skunk, Sheldon, outwit a pair of train robbers.
The Great Train Robbery
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Nick Russell-Pavier, Stewart Richards
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-10 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Definitive account of the famous 1963 Great Train Robbery - and its aftermath. In the early hours of Thursday 8th August 1963 at rural Cheddington in Buckinghamshire, £2.6 million (£50 million today) in unmarked £5, £1 and 10-shilling notes was stolen from the Glasgow to London nightmail train in a
The Autobiography of a Thief
Language: en
Pages: 420
Authors: Bruce Reynolds
Categories: Thieves
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-01 - Publisher: Virgin Publishing

8 August 1963; a railway track in Buckinghamshire. The moon shines clearly over Bruce Reynolds and sixteen other men robbing a train of its sacks of money. The Great Train Robbery has entered British folklore as one of the most audacious and extraordinary crimes of the twentieth century. The haul

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