9780618658954

Kingdom by the Sea

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  • ISBN13:

    9780618658954

  • ISBN10:

    0618658955

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-06-01
  • Publisher: Mariner Books
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Summary

After eleven years of living as an American in London, Theroux set out to travel clockwise around the coast of Great Britain to find out what the British were really like; the result is this perceptive, hilarious record of the journey.

Author Biography

Paul Theroux’s highly acclaimed novels include Blinding Light, Hotel Honolulu, My Other Life, Kowloon Tong, and The Mosquito Coast. His renowned travel books include Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Dark Star Safari, Riding the Iron Rooster, The Great Railway Bazaar, The Old Patagonian Express, and The Happy Isles of Oceania. He lives in Hawaii and on Cape Cod.

Table of Contents

The 11:33 to Margate
1(15)
An Evening Train to Deal
16(18)
The Branch Line to Hastings
34(19)
The 18:11 to Bognor Regis
53(12)
A Morning Train to the Isle of Wight
65(22)
The Inter-City 125 to Plymouth
87(14)
The Cornish Explorer
101(20)
The Branch Line to Barnstaple
121(10)
The West Somerset Railway
131(11)
The 16:28 to Tenby
142(17)
The 10:32 to Criccieth
159(16)
The 20:20 to Llandudno Junction
175(13)
The 16:01 to Southport
188(13)
The West Cumbria Line
201(11)
The Boat Train to Ulster
212(15)
The 10:23 to Londonderry
227(16)
The 15:53 to Belfast
243(11)
The 16:30 to Mallaig
254(15)
The Flyer to Cape Wrath
269(14)
The 14:40 to Aberdeen
283(8)
The 9:51 to Leuchars Junction
291(13)
The Last Train to Whitby
304(13)
Disused Railway Line
317(11)
The North Norfolk Railway
328(12)
Striking Southend
340

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