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The London train

Tessa Hadley

The London train

by Tessa Hadley

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Jonathan Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fathers and daughters,
  • Single women,
  • Families,
  • Railroad travel,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTessa Hadley
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6108.A35 L66 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination324 p. ;
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24836898M
    ISBN 100224090976
    ISBN 109780224090971
    LC Control Number2011379717
    OCLC/WorldCa659230292

    Get this from a library! The London train. [Tessa Hadley] -- After the death of his mother, Paul abandons his family to live life on the edge with his daughter from a previous marriage who is pregnant and living in a run-down council flat, while Cora rebels. Connecting both stories is the London train, and a chance meeting that will have immediate and far-reaching consequences for both Paul and Cora.

    Married people meet on a train, fall in love, then part: There is a Brief Encounter feeling to this novel, despite its modernity. In the first section, the titular "London Train" is Paul's means of escaping his family in the Welsh countryside to join his . The London train. [Tessa Hadley] -- Paul is a writer living in the Welsh countryside with his wife Elise, and their young family. The day after his mother dies he learns that his daughter Pia, who was living with his ex-wife in London.

    Acclaimed author Tessa Hadley was longlisted for the Guardian first book award for her novel Accidents in the Home. In The London Train, Paul leaves his family to search for Pia, his daughter from his first marriage. He finds her pregnant and living in less than ideal conditions-but with an outlook on life that's strangely compelling. Paul decides to start a new life and joins Pia in London. Book Reviews Muddled Love Aboard 'The London Train' • Tessa Hadley creates an intricate tangle of marriage, divorce, lovers and friends in a .


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The London Train is my first novel to read of hers. Set in London and Cardiff, it's the interconnected story of two people and how they find an inner meaning to their lives after suffering personal loss.

The plot synopsis on here is adequate, s/5. I read the first of the two novellas, "The London Train," with quiet satisfaction; it was a subtle story of a man's mid-life crisis, avoiding the obvious dramatic cliches, but full of sensitive observation and genuine by: 1.

The Last Train to London fits the bill. This is a well-written and page turning story based on real life hero Truus Wijsmuller, known to the children as Tante Truus. She is one of the people who help to get children out of Germany and other Nazi-occupied countries via the Kindertransports/5().

A compelling and beautifully written new novel from the acclaimed Tessa Hadley: a remarkable portrayal of a man and woman whose lives collide on on the Cardiff to London train. The London Train is a novel in two parts, separate but wound together around a single moment, examining examining in vivid detail two lives stretched between two cities.

This book tells two stories, the first focusing on Paul's attempts to bond with his pregnant, runaway daughter; and the second about Clare and her affair with Paul, and her crumbling marriage with Robert. The thing that links these two lives together is the London train, which I thought was incredibly clever/5(92).

The London Train is a novel of convalescence, in which its middle-aged characters are recovering from their parents' deaths, and this convalescence reveals to Cora that "to treasure up relics from.

The London Train does not meet this demand exactly. It covers themes familiar to Hadley's readers, and is interested above all in the relationships we have with others and ourselves.

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A realistic social novel like “The London Train” provides recognizable portraits of our world and how its particulars shape our consciousness. Hadley is a supremely perceptive writer of formidable.

4 hours ago  The New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Exiles conjures her best novel yet, a pre-World War II-era story with the emotional resonance of Orphan Train and All the Light We Cannot See, centering on the Kindertransports that carried thousands of children out of Nazi-occupied Europe—and one brave woman who helped them escape to safety.

The Last Train to London is a compelling, emotional interpretation of the life of Geertruida Wijsmuller, a Dutch Christian who as part of the Kindertransport rescue efforts helped transport close to 10, predominantly Jewish children out of Nazi-occupied European cities to the UK for safety just prior to the breakout of WWII/5().

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