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What We Talk about When We Talk about the Tube

The District Line

What We Talk about When We Talk about the Tube( )
Author: Lanchester, John
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Global
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

'Trains show you a particular version of the urban landscape, the unpolished and undressed rear of buildings. I've always liked that about the view from the train, that you're seeing a town or city as it looks in private, before it's dolled itself up to go out.' How does the driver of the very first Tube train of the day get to work, if he can't get the Tube? As John Lanchester fulfils a long-held ambition to take a trip with a District Line train driver, he considers...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Transportation / Public Transportation
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.446 x 7.059 x 0.312 Inches
Book Weight:0.119 Pounds
Author Biography
Lanchester, John (Author)
John Lanchester was the deputy editor of the London Review of Books and the restaurant critic for the London Observer.

He is the author of a second novel, Mr. Phillips, and his work has appeared in The New Yorker.

He lives in London.


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