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The Blackpool highflyer

Author: Andrew Martin
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A superbly atmospheric thriller of sabotage, suspicion and steam, The Blackpool Highflyer brings a new twist to tales of Edwardian England and amateur sleuthing. Assigned to drive holidaymakers to the seaside resort of Blackpool in the hot summer of 1905, Jim Stringer is happy to have left behind the grime and danger of life in London. But his dreams of beer and pretty women are soon shattered when his high-speed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Railroad stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Historical fiction
Suspense fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Martin
ISBN: 0571219020 9780571219025 0571219012 9780571219018 0156030691 9780156030694
OCLC Number: 225266641
Description: 336 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Andrew Martin.

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Offers an evocation of Edwardian working-class life.  Read more...

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"'Genuinely gripping... A brilliant evocation of Edwardian working-class life - the sort of thing D.H. Lawrence might have written had he been less verbose or been blessed with a sense of humour.' Read more...

 
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