Critical Divide, Christopher Pickard and Mark Adams are responsible for a number of books, a selection of which is listed below.

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Ronnie Biggs’ official and definitive autobiography, which Chris Pickard helped him write and edit. Hard back print copies and leather collectibles of Odd Man Out: The Last Straw are available from the publisher or from Amazon and other leading book stores. ISBN: 978-0957039827. If you would like to own a Kindle version of Odd Man Out: The Last Straw you can buy one at Amazon from: Australia / Brazil / Canada / France / Germany / India / Italy / Japan / Mexico / Spain / United Kingdom / USA


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A complete and definitive account of the Great Train Robbery through the eyes of the major players. Print copies of The Great Train Robbery – 50th Anniversary Special are available from the publisher or from Amazon and other leading book stores. ISBN: 978-0957255975. 



Keep On Running 2014


Keep on Running is Ronnie Biggs’s first and only novel, a book, written with Chris Pickard that draws on the true events surrounding the Great Train Robbery. It gives a dramatic and fast paced account of what may have happened to the three men at the track who were never caught or charged.  If you would like to own a Kindle version you can buy one at Amazon. Some print editions are also still available though Amazon and other book stores. ISBN: 978-0747521884



London is one of the hottest spots in the world for film locations. Its history, architecture and famous landmarks have provided a backdrop for some of the most memorable cinematic moments in film history. Mark Adams’ guide leads the reader around London’s numerous visually and historically evocative locations. It is a useful companion for anyone with an interest in London’s film business, whether they be a visitor to the capital or an armchair movie-buff. Location London is available via Amazon. ISBN: 978-1843304784.



Over the years films such as Notting Hill and Brief Encounter, as well as TV shows as varied as Coronation Street and Brideshead Revisited, have encouraged fans from around the world to visit famous film and TV locations across Britain. Mark Adams’  book takes a geographical tour of the UK and Eire, taking in the locations, the films, the TV programmes and the personalities involved. Movie Locations is available via Amazon and other good book stores. ISBN: 978-0752271699



“Brazil: The Guide” helps the reader quickly and easily discover where they need to travel to in Brazil (and how); and what they need to see and do while they are in the country. No fuss, no puff, just what you actually need to know to plan a visit to Brazil, be it on business or leisure. For a full, more detailed and up-to-date guide to Brazil visit our free sister site or for Rio de Janeiro ISBN: 85-85154-02-0




Pulse written and edited by Mark Adams and Chris Pickard





Insider’s Guides to Rio: The Special Editions

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