Book by Crichton Michael
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In teeming Victorian London, where lavish wealth and appalling poverty exist side by side, one mysterious man navigates both worlds with perfect ease. Rich, handsome and ingenious, Edward Pierce preys on the most prominent of the well-to-do as he cunningly orchestrates the crime of his century.
Who would suspect that a gentleman of breeding could mastermind the daring theft of a fortune in gold? Who would predict the consequences of making the extraordinary robbery aboard the pride of England's industrial era, the mighty steam locomotive? Based on fact, as lively as legend, and studded with all the suspense and style of a modern fiction master, here is a classic novel, set a decade before the age of dynamite - yet nonetheless explosive...
'A nineteenth-centure 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
Michael Crichton has sold over 200 million books, which have been translated into thirty-eight languages; thirteen of his books have been made into films. Also known as a filmmaker and the creator of ER, he remains the only writer to have had the number one book, movie, and TV show simultaneously. At the time of his death in 2008, Crichton was well into the writing of Micro; Richard Preston was selected to complete the novel.
Richard Preston is the internationally bestselling author of eight books, including The Hot Zone and The Wild Trees. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker. He lives with his wife and three children near Princeton, New Jersey.
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Description du livre Paperback. État : BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW. Fast Shipping. Prompt Customer Service. Satisfaction guaranteed. N° de réf. du libraire 0060502304BNA
Description du livre Avon, 2002. État : New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: One of Crichton's classic thrillers--the "New York Times" bestseller which was the basis for the 1979 film adapted and directed by the author--is reissued with a new look. In 1855 London, a group of thieves plan a daring robbery of gold bullion cargo aboard a mighty steam locomotive as it speeds along the English countryside. Reissue. N° de réf. du libraire ABE_book_new_0060502304
Description du livre Avon, 2002. Mass Market Paperback. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 0060502304
Description du livre Avon, 2002. Mass Market Paperback. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P110060502304