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"A nineteenth-century version of The Sting ... Crichton fascinates us" The New York Times Book Review "A work of intelligence and craftmanship ... Written with grace and wit" Los Angeles Times --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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Excellent historical research went into this fictionalization of an audacious gold heist in the mid-nineteenth century. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Amazon Customer
Micheal Crichton, masterfully gives a wonderful account. He hits the ball out of the park three times. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Paul
I read this book years ago and it has to be be one of the best books I have ever read. In all, I have read about 400 books in my lifetime and this has got to be in the top 10. Read morePublished 21 months ago by moonfish
I have never been the biggest Crichton fan, Stories about Brining Dinosaurs back to life just seem a bit too farfetched to me, but maybe I need to give some of his other books a... Read morePublished on Dec 8 2007 by Sara Chung
This book is fabulous. Its a very intruiging look at the master plan behind one of the greatest robberies of all time. Read morePublished on July 14 2004 by Anthony Scheff
The great train robbery is a great book about well a u train robbery. A group of men in 19 century England that are bent on robbing alone of the most heavily guarded shipments of... Read morePublished on April 22 2004 by gerrat
In my opinion, this book is just, OK. It was a little boring sometimes, but kind of exciting too. I don't think that you will enjoy reading the book. Read morePublished on Feb. 22 2004 by James C. Zingaro
The Great Train Robbery is not only Crichton's best novel, it is also a great work, period. Crichton turns a heist-story from long ago into a window on early Victorian England. Read morePublished on Feb. 19 2004