corner corner The Great Train Robbery

Medium

The Great Train Robbery
by Michael Crichton | Mystery & Thrillers
Registered by winggrubsneergwing of Greensburg, Pennsylvania USA on 10/27/2007
Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

status (set by grubsneerg): travelling


This book is in the wild! This Book is Currently in the Wild!

1 journaler for this copy...

Journal Entry 1 by winggrubsneergwing from Greensburg, Pennsylvania USA on Saturday, October 27, 2007

This book has not been rated.

Bought at Goodwill to read and release. I don't believe I have ever read Michael Crichton and this seemed a good one to start with. 


Journal Entry 2 by winggrubsneergwing at Greensburg, Pennsylvania USA on Wednesday, April 08, 2015

8 out of 10

I was right: this was a good one to start with (I can't believe I *still* hadn't read any Michael Crichton in the last 7.5 years!). It feels good to get this book off the bottom of Mt. TBR at last, and to mark the "A Book With Train In The Title" square on my 2015 Reading BINGO card (I'm playing full-card BINGO).

"The Great Train Robbery" is a 40-year-old book about a 160-year-old crime. Since this is a true-life story, I knew the caper had been pulled off—I just didn't know how. The meticulous plans and detailed descriptions of 19th-century London were fascinating to read. And though the criminal slang tripped me up a few times, the pace and the story kept me going. 


Journal Entry 3 by winggrubsneergwing at Panera Bread, Greengate Center in Greensburg, Pennsylvania USA on Monday, June 01, 2015

This book has not been rated.

Released 2 yrs ago (6/1/2015 UTC) at Panera Bread, Greengate Center in Greensburg, Pennsylvania USA

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

Pinned to the community bulletin board shortly before 1 pm.

Congratulations--you caught a book!
Welcome to BookCrossing.com, where we are trying to make the whole world a library!

If you have not already done so, please make a journal entry so we know this book has found a new home. You don't need to join BookCrossing and you can remain completely anonymous. However, we encourage you to join so that you can follow this book's future travels. It's fun and free, and your personal information will never be shared or sold. If you decide to join, consider listing grubsneerg (or any other journaller of this book) as the member who referred you.

Take your time reading the book, and after you finish, please make another journal entry to record your thoughts about it. This book is now yours, and you can keep it if you choose, though we would love for you to share it. If you pass it along, please make a release note to let others know where you left it.

Whatever you decide to do, please leave the label intact, so the book has a chance to keep in touch with us. Thanks and enjoy! 


Are you sure you want to delete this item? It cannot be undone.