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Necropolis Railway (Jim Stringer Steam Detective 1)

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Description for Necropolis Railway (Jim Stringer Steam Detective 1) Paperback. 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'. Series: Jim Stringer. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 16. Weight in Grams: 192.
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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Faber & Faber
Jim Stringer
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London, United Kingdom
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About Andrew Martin
Andrew Martin is a journalist and novelist. His critically praised 'Jim Stringer' series began withThe Necropolis Railway in 2002. The following titles in the series, Murder at Deviation Junction and Death on a Branch Line, were shortlisted for the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Crime Award and, in 2008, Andrew Martin was shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library ... Read more

Reviews for Necropolis Railway (Jim Stringer Steam Detective 1)
"'A brilliant murder mystery set in Edwardian London about a railway line that runs only to a massive cemetery.' Mirror 'A classy potboiler... in the best formal traditions of Dickens and Collins (let alone Christie and Chandler).' The Times"

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