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The great railway bazaar : by train through Asia

Author: Paul Theroux
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1995.
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The author relates an account of the landscapes, characters, mishaps, and adventures he encountered on his grand railroad excursion from London to Tokyo and back again on such classics as the Orient, Mandalay, and Trans-Siberian Expresses.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Theroux, Paul.
Great railway bazaar.
New York : Penguin Books, 1995
(OCoLC)894783661
Named Person: Paul Theroux; Paul Theroux
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Theroux
ISBN: 014024980X 9780140249804
OCLC Number: 33401932
Notes: Previously published: Boston : Houghton, Mifflin, 1975.
Description: 379 pages : map ; 20 cm
Contents: The 15.30 - London to Paris; the Direct-Orient Express; the Van Golu ("Lake Van") Express; the Teheran express; the Knight Mail to Meshed; the Khyber Pass Local; the Khyber Mail to Lahore Junction; the Frontier Mail; the Kalka Mail fro Simla; the Rajdhani ("Capital") Express to Bombay; the Delhi Mail from Jaipur; the Grand Trunk Express; the Local to Rameswaram; the Talimannar Mail; the 16.25 from Galle; the Howrah Mail; Mandalay Express; the Local to Maymyo; the Lashio Mail; the Night Express from Nong Khai; the International Express to Butterworth; the Golden Arrow to Kuala Lumpur; the North Star Night Express to Singapore; the Saigon-Bien Hoa Passenger Train; the Hue-Danag Passenger Train; the Hatsukari ("Early Bird") Limited Express to Sapporo; the Hikari ("Sunbeam") Super Express to Kyoto; the Kodama ("Echo") to Osaka; the Trans-Siberian Express.
Responsibility: Paul Theroux.

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Presents the stories of the author's epic journey by rail through India and Asia. This book features The Direct-Orient Express, the Khyber Pass Local, the Delhi Mail from Jaipur, the Golden Arrow to  Read more...

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