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NECROPOLIS RAILWAY

Availability: In Stock
ISBN: 9780571228782
AuthorMartin, Andrew
Pub Date01/09/2005
BindingPaperback
Pages240
CountryGBR
Dewey823.914
SeriesJim Stringer Mystery
Quick overview Andrew Martin has written an historical thriller set around the true story of the Brookwood Necropolis Railway, which carried the dead from Waterloo Station. Previous novels by the author include 'Bilton' and 'The Bobby Dazzlers'.
€10.56

When railwayman Jim Stringer moves to the garish and tawdry London of 1903, he finds his duties are confined to a mysterious graveyard line. Perplexingly, the men he works alongside have formed an instant loathing for him. And his predecessor has disappeared under suspicious circumstances. Can Jim work out what is going on before he too is travelling on a one-way coffin ticket aboard the Necropolis Railway? A gripping detective story, fabulously rich in atmosphere and period detail, The Necropolis Railway steams toward an unexpected conclusion.

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When railwayman Jim Stringer moves to the garish and tawdry London of 1903, he finds his duties are confined to a mysterious graveyard line. Perplexingly, the men he works alongside have formed an instant loathing for him. And his predecessor has disappeared under suspicious circumstances. Can Jim work out what is going on before he too is travelling on a one-way coffin ticket aboard the Necropolis Railway? A gripping detective story, fabulously rich in atmosphere and period detail, The Necropolis Railway steams toward an unexpected conclusion.

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