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Pains on trains : a commuter's guide to the 50 most irritating travel companions

Author: Andrew Holmes; Matthew Reeves
Publisher: Chichester : Capstone, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pains on Trains is the perfect way to take the tedium out of commuting, guaranteed to become as indispensable to the seasoned traveller as the blow--up pillow and water sterilising tablets.

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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Holmes; Matthew Reeves
ISBN: 1841125644 9781841125640
OCLC Number: 52566332
Description: 217 pages : illustrations ; 15 cm
Contents: Preface. Acknowledgements. Trial by Commuting. The Beggar. The Belligerent. The Born in a Stable. The Broadsheet. The City Boy. The Clique. The Creative. The Deadbeat. The Death Breath. The Double Seater. The Drunk. The Engager. The Enquirer. The Family. The Fast Fooder. The Flamboyant Groin. The Gadget. The Gaggle. The Group. The Hero. The High Flier. The Later Stater. The Lovers. The Make Up Artist. The Mammoth. The Mobile Phoner. The New Worker. The Night Clubbers. The Nose Picker. The Nutter. The Over Your Shoulder. The Pervert. The Phantom Farter. The Reservist. The Ritualist. The Sardine Packer. The Sleeper. The Social Climber. The Spinster. The Starer. The Stinker. The Stretcher. The Territorialist. The Texter. The Toff. The Train Timer. The Traveller. The Vomiter. The Wheeled Caser. The Youth. Afterword.
Responsibility: Andrew Holmes and [illustrated by] Matthew Reeves.

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"!start 'pain spotting' and put the fun back in to commuting!" (Publishing News, 12 September 2003) "!A new book Pains on Trains offers advice on taking it all [irritating commuters] in your Read more...

 
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