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The train robber.

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The Great Train Robbery is a novel by bestselling author Michael Crichton. The novel is a fictionalized telling of the true story of a famous train robbery in England in Edward Pierce is an apparent gentleman with a mysterious past who brings together a group of unlikely criminals in order to pull off the biggest lay of their time.

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Lavish wealth and appalling poverty live side by side in Victorian London -- and Edward Pierce easily navigates both worlds. Rich, handsome, and ingenious, he charms the city's most prominent citizens even as he plots the crime of his century, the daring theft of a fortune in gold.

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From her first-hand accounts of the manhunt for her father; her romance with his bandit partner, John Sonta/5(1). The Great Train Robbery has entered British folklore as one of the most audacious and extraordinary crimes of the twentieth century.

The haul £2, - is, in todays money, a staggering £26 million. Great Train Robbery. The Great Train gang intercepted the Glasgow–London mail train in Buckinghamshire in the early hours of 8 August After tampering with the track-side signal lights, they stopped the train at Sears Crossing and moved the engine and high-value carriage to Bridego Bridge, near Cheddington, and they escaped with £2, of used banknotes.

Great Train Robbery, (August 8, ), in British history, the armed robbery of £2, (mostly in used bank notes) from the Glasgow–London Royal Mail Train, near Bridego Bridge north of London. Overview Michael Crichton’s The Great Train Robbery is a historical novel based on an train heist involving the theft of a quantity of gold traveling from England to France as payment for soldiers in the Crimean his introduction, Crichton affirms that his subject is this historical robbery of the same name, also called “The Crime of the Century” by contemporary Victorians.

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