Around India in 80 Trains (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2016
Antall sider: 272
Forlag: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781857886443
Omtale Around India in 80 Trains
When she was a child, Monisha Rajesh's family uprooted to Madras in the hope of making India their home, but soon returned to England with a bitter taste in their mouths. Two decades on, Monisha turns to a map of the Indian Railways and takes a page out of Jules Verne's classic tale, embarking on an adventure around India in 80 trains, covering 40,000km - the circumference of the Earth.Her journey takes her on toy trains, luxury trains, Mumbai's infamous commuter trains and even a hospital on wheels. Along the way she meets a kaleidoscope of characters and discovers why the railways are considered the lifeline that keeps the country's heart beating. Most of all, she hopes that these 80 train journeys will lift the veil on a country that has become a stranger to her.

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