The London Train

The London Train

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 05/01/2012
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The London Train
Truths kept apart
It’s easy to look at a railway line as a pair of parallel tracks: two separate threads which should and must remain apart if an accident is to be avoided. ... READ MORE
David Learner


From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Free Love and Late in the Day, discover a story of two lives stretched between two cities, two stories bound by the London train.Paul sets out in search of his eldest daughter Pia, who has gone missing somewhere in London. At first he thinks he wants to rescue her, but as time passes he is drawn deeper into the excitements of the capital, and a life lived in jeopardy, he forgets his own way home. In the opposite direction, Cora is moving back to Cardiff, to the house she inherited from her parents. She is escaping her marriage and the disappointments of her London life. And then she receives a telephone call to say that her husband has disappeared...'She has such great psychological insights into human beings, which is rare. She is one of the best fiction writers writing today' Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099552260
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Weight: 240g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 22 mm

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The London Train
Don't waste your time
I totally agree with the previous reviewer. It is well written and is easy to read but ultimately the stories don't deliver, they just stop. Cora's tale is... READ MORE
She who is too fond of books
The London Train
The London train
Disappointing! Great style of writing, shows great skill. Yet the story is very slow and even boring. I had high hopes after reading the cover, but the sto... READ MORE