On the Slow Train: Twelve Great British Railway Journeys

By Michael Williams

Never was once the unhappiness of the tip of an affair so poignantly expressed than in Flanders and Swann's elegy The gradual Train. This beautifully-packaged e-book will take the reader at the gradual educate to a different period while trip intended greater than hurrying from one position to the following, the adventure that means not anything yet time misplaced in crowded carriages, condemned through damaged timetables. On the sluggish Train will reconnect with that long-missed have to elevate our heads from the day-by-day grind and replicate that there are nonetheless areas in Britain the place we will cease and stare. it's going to faucet into many stuff: a love of railways, a love of historical past, and a love of nostalgia. This ebook might be a paean to a different age ahead of milk churns, porters, and cats on seats have been changed through safety bulletins and Burger King. These twelve unbelievable trips can help loose us from what Baudelaire denounced as "the terrible burden of time."

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