[BOOKS] ⚣ The First Great Train Robbery By David C. Hanrahan – Oaklandjobs.co.uk With all the characteristics of an exciting crime thriller the extraordinary true story of the crime which inspired Michael Crichton's novel and subseuent film The Great Train RobberyTaking reader With all the Great Train PDF ✓ characteristics of an exciting crime thriller the extraordinary true story of the crime which inspired Michael Crichton's novel and subseuent film The Great Train RobberyTaking readers from the initial idea of the robbery through its careful planning to the raid and its subseuent investigation this book explains how a truly fascinating real life mystery First Great Train Epub Ù was eventually solved In May of the citizens of Victorian Great Britain were shocked to read in their morning edition of the Times that £ approximately worth of gold bars and other valuables had been stolen from a train traveling between London and Paris This carefully planned theft of what would be than £ million approximately million in today's money was executed without violence and without explosives—its perpetrators relied on skill teamwork and intelligence How could it have happened The investigation that followed was long exhaustive and costly but there were no suspects no clues no arrests and no recovery of the gold The robbers whoever they were had managed to pull off the crime of the century This book exposes a scandalous cover up by the South Eastern Railway Company and explains how an act of treachery on the part of two of the robbers ultimately led to a trial that gripped the public and the press in an unprecedented way.
- 224 pages
- The First Great Train Robbery
- David C. Hanrahan
- 14 January 2016 David C. Hanrahan