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Ghost train to the Eastern star : on the tracks of the great railway bazaar

Author: Paul Theroux
Publisher: London : Hamish Hamilton, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Starting off on the Eurostar from London, Paul Theroux sets out on a railway journey through the East, travelling overland through Eastern Europe, and eventually reaching India and Asia.
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Named Person: Paul Theroux; Paul Theroux
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Theroux
ISBN: 9780241142547 0241142547 9780241142530 0241142539 9780141015729 0141015721
OCLC Number: 271721418
Description: 496 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The Eurostar --
2. The Other Orient Express --
3. The Ferry to Besiktas --
4. Night Train to Ankara --
5. Night Train to Tbilisi --
6. Night Train to Baku: The Trans-Caucasian --
7. Night Train from Ashgabat to Mary --
8. Night Train to Tashkent --
9. The Shan-e-Punjab Express to Delhi --
10. Night Train to Jodhpur: The Mandore Express --
11. Night Train to Jaipur --
12. Night Train to Mumbai: The "Superfast" Express --
13. Night Train to Bangalore: The Udyan Express --
14. The Shatabdi Express to Chennai --
15. The Coastal Line to Galle and Hambantota --
16. The Slow Train to Kandy --
17. Ghost Train to Mandalay --
18. The Train to Pyin-Oo-Lwin --
19. Night Train to Nong Khai --
20. Night Train to Hat Yai Junction: Special Express --
21. Night Train to Singapore: The Lankawi Express --
22. The Slow Train to the Eastern Star --
23. The Boat Sontepheap to Phnom Penh --
24. The Mekong Express --
25. Night Train to Hue --
26. The Day Train to Hanoi --
27. Tokyo Andaguraundo. 28. Night Train to Hokkaido: Hayate Super Express --
29. The Limited Express: Sarobetsu to Wakkanai --
30. Night Train to Kyoto: The Twilight Express --
31. The Trans-Siberian Express --
32. Night Train to Berlin and Beyond.
Responsibility: Paul Theroux.

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The most gifted, most prodigal writer of his generation Jonathan Raban Theroux's prose leaps to life like a mosaic splashed with water Spectator

 
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