Michael Crichton: The Great Train Robbery

I’ve recently been reading Michael Crichton’s historical novel The Great Train Robbery [Random House, 1975]. “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 […]