Time Of Arrival

Time Of Arrival

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It is 1951, and the 8.45 from Bristol to Paddington is preparing to leave. Albert, the driver - whose father and grandfather before him worked on the railway - says goodbye to his wife with mixed feelings. Their seeming inability to have a child has overshadowed their happy marriage. Jenny, clumsy but loveable, longs to make a success of her job in the restaurant car, where she attracts the interest of Marvin, the steward. The passengers - some regulars on the line, others making a rare visit to London - settle down for the journey. Some talk and get to know each other, some while away the journey working or sleeping. But as they near their destination, disaster strikes...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 106 x 178 x 24mm | 205g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552169293
  • 9780552169295

About Susan Sallis

Susan Sallis is the author of over twenty bestselling novels, many of them set in the West Country. She was born in Gloucestershire and now lives in Somerset with her family.show more

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36 ratings
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4 28% (10)
3 42% (15)
2 8% (3)
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