By David Brandon, Alan Brooke
With their enthusiasm for, and data of, Britain's railways, this booklet completely brings jointly the authors' pursuits in social heritage and the heritage of crime, either matters on which they've got a few released titles to their credits, making sure that the reader will locate this identify a charming learn.
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Blood on the Tracks: A History of Railway Crime in Britain by David Brandon, Alan Brooke