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The iron horse

Author: Edward Marston
Publisher: London : Allison & Busby, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Derby Day at Epsom Downs. A multitude of people crowd to watch the races: dukes and dustmen, bishops and beggars, privileged ladies and prostitutes - the gamut of Victorian society and a hotbed for crime and crooks of all kinds. With the nation a-flutter in the run up to this national event, a disembodied head is discovered on a passenger train at Crewe; the first in a murky course of events that takes in murder,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Marston, Edward.
Iron horse.
London : Allison & Busby, 2007
(OCoLC)761406097
Named Person: Robert Colbeck, (Fictitious character); Robert Colbeck, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Marston
ISBN: 9780749080808 0749080809
OCLC Number: 85897944
Description: 334 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Edward Marston.

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A multitude of people crowd to watch the race. With the country a-flutter in the run up to this national occasion, events reach a fever pitch when a disembodied head is discovered on a train at  Read more...

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'A grand romp very much in the tradition of Holmes and Watson... Packed with characters Dickens would have been proud of. Wonderful, well written'TIME OUT

 
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