Trains and LoversLarge Print - 2013
The rocking motion of the train as it speeds along, the sound of its wheels on the rails... There's something special about this form of travel that makes for easy conversation, which is just what happens to the four strangers who meet in Trains and Lovers. As they journey by rail from Edinburgh to London, the four travelers pass the time by sharing tales of trains that have changed their lives. A young, keen-eyed Scotsman recounts how he turned a friendship with a female coworker into a romance by spotting an anachronistic train in an eighteenth-century painting. An Australian woman shares how her parents fell in love and spent their life together running a railroad siding in the remote Australian Outback. A middle-aged American patron of the arts sees two young men saying goodbye in a train station and recalls his own youthful crush on another man. And a young Englishman describes how exiting his train at the wrong station allowed him to meet an intriguing woman whom he impulsively invited to dinner and into his life.
Publisher: [New York] : Random House Large Print, 
Edition: 1st large print ed
Copyright Date: ©2012
Characteristics: 223 p. (large print) ; 24 cm
Call Number: LT MCCALL SMITH, A