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The Great Train Robbery - Michael Crichton
The Great Train Robbery
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780060502300 (0060502304)
Publisher: Avon
Pages no: 329
Edition language: English
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Sheila's Reads
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4.0 THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY by Michael Crichton
Takes the true story and uses literary license gives us a novel of how the robbery was committed. I enjoyed the book. The language was colorful and I needed the translations provided in the book. I liked how history was interspersed in the book as well as the social history of that time so I coul...
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4.0 The Great Train Robbery
In Victorian London, can Edward Pierce and his cronies pull off a train heist and get away with a fortune in gold bullion?Like quite a few of my reads over the years, this book appeared on my radar courtesy of Kemper. We were discussing the Breaking Bad episode Dead Freight and he asked if I'd ever ...
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4.0 The Great Train Robbery (Movie Edition)
Crichton's 1975 airport thriller ages surprisingly well (40 years old!), being still readable to the modern TV/video game addict choked up on Ritalin, caffeine, Citalis etc.at times verging upon non-fiction in depth of detail and authoritarian voice, this novelization of the 1855 Great Gold Robbery ...
Mith's Bookshelf
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For some reason, whenever someone had mentioned this book to me earlier, I had always pictured a cowboy on horseback chasing down a train in the wild, wild west, complete with a lasso in his hand. I have no idea how I made that relation but the image stuck. And since cowboys and westerns were not re...
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