Daniel Defoe's Railway Journey

A Surreal Odyssey Through Modern Britain

By Stuart Campbell

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Daniel Defoe's Railway Journeys describes the odyssey undertaken by two eccentric pensioners as they travel on every mile of railway track in the UK.

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Sandstone Press was established in 2002 based on the firm belief that an international publishing house could be based in the Highlands of Scotland. We publish fiction and non-fiction books and ebooks. The company is characterised by high editorial and design standards, internationalism, and a strong engagement with the contemporary world using modern methods. Sandstone Press books have won or been shortlisted for many literary prizes including the Man Booker, Commonwealth, Arthur C Clarke, Creative Scotland, Green Carnation, Saltire Society, Petrona, Bill Rollinson Prize for Landscape and Tradition, Boardman Tasker, Not the Booker, and Desmond Elliott Awards.

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Daniel Defoe's Incredible Train Journey describes the odyssey undertaken by two eccentric pensioners as they travel on every mile of railway track in the UK. Surreal and poignant by turns, Stuart Campbell describes the people they meet and the unwanted adventures that befall them. He is aided and abetted by the ghost of Daniel Defoe, writer, soldier, businessman and spy who completed his own journey in the 1720s.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Sandstone Press Ltd
Publication Date 20 Jul 2017
ISBN 9781910985700
Number of Pages 320

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