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The World the Railways Made Hardcover – 13 Sep 1990

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  • Hardcover: 360 pages
  • Publisher: The Bodley Head Ltd; First Edition edition (13 Sep 1990)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0370312996
  • ISBN-13: 978-0370312996
  • Product Dimensions: 23.6 x 14.7 x 3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,029,604 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"A bounty of railroad lore for anyone who fondly remembers Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Orient Express", Thomas Wolfe's lyrical description of rail journeys into the American heartland, or even their own rides on the locomotive." --"Kirkus Reviews" --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Nicholas Faith is a distinguished British author and journalist. He was for many years a senior editor on the business pages of The Sunday Times and The Economist and was a regular contributor to the Financial Times. Christian Wolmar is a journalist, author, politician and Britain's leading railway historian.

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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Scotsalloer on 23 Aug 2009
Format: Paperback
A fine account, well written, popular byt well informed, ively,enlightened by little bignettes, largely fortgotten points and incidents across the industrilaising world from 1900. Very good.
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