The Great Train Robbery

by Michael Crichton | Westerns | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 034539092x Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingperryfranwing of Elk Grove, California USA on 9/2/2006
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Journal Entry 1 by wingperryfranwing from Elk Grove, California USA on Saturday, September 2, 2006
In Victorian England, where the police are a recent innovation, and nothing is as it seems, one gentleman has a plan: rob a moving train of 12,000 pounds in gold. This man is Edward Pierce, and Michael Crichton proves his versatility by taking the reader into the dark, criminal underworld of London. The story of Pierce's planning and execution of the robbery is packed with vivid descriptions and fascinating historical facts about the period. The characters have both depth and appeal, and the plot is never dull for a moment. Written with the robber as the protagonist, the reader finds himself sympathizing with the criminals and despising the police who are out to catch Pierce. Readers of Crichton's sci-fi thrillers may be disoriented by the change of scenery, but The Great Train Robbery is an excellent novel that should appeal to anyone looking for a fast, exciting read.

Journal Entry 2 by wingperryfranwing at Bookrelay in BookRelay.Com, Bookrelay -- Controlled Releases on Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Released 16 yrs ago (9/14/2006 UTC) at Bookrelay in BookRelay.Com, Bookrelay -- Controlled Releases



Bookrelay - On its way to Phoenix, AZ

Journal Entry 3 by tabby-cat-owner from Bellingham, Washington USA on Saturday, September 23, 2006
received in the mail from perryfran of Rockville, Maryland in a book relay on

Thank you, perryfran.

Journal Entry 4 by tabby-cat-owner from Bellingham, Washington USA on Monday, May 7, 2007
Bookray shipping list:
fairydustwings (West Carollton, Ohio)
Silvia-pco (Murtosa, Aveira, Portugal) <--rec'd 11/07

Journal Entry 5 by tabby-cat-owner from Bellingham, Washington USA on Monday, May 7, 2007
I got a little carried away when existed and accumulated more books than I can read. Therefore, I have organized a little bookray for this book and I have mailed this book to fairydustwings of West Carollton, Ohio to start off this bookray.

I hope all members of the bookray enjoy this book.

Journal Entry 6 by fairydustwings from Columbus, Ohio USA on Saturday, May 12, 2007
Just got this in the mail. I am excited to get reading it!! Thanks!!

Journal Entry 7 by silvia-pco from Murtosa, Aveiro Portugal on Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Arrived! Thanks for sharing!

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