[William Leith] A Northern Line Minute The Northern Line [young adult historical fiction Book] TXT


10 thoughts on “A Northern Line Minute The Northern Line

  1. says:

    An uncomfortable short story and I'm actually uite glad I didn't read it on the Northern Line as I think I might have wanted to get off But s

  2. says:

    I’m still going with my reading of the Penguin Lines series The short size and story length make these books great to carry around in a handbag in hope of extra reading time or as a short read between longer books A Northern Line Minute falls into the latter category for me as I read it in one sitting after finishing another novel I was also a little too lazy to get off the couch for another book This short story is a

  3. says:

    MehA meandering memoir ish account of the writer's relationship with the Northern LineThe writer acuaints us with his fear of being underground on the Tube at the beginning of the story and then proceeds to tell us that he can smell something burning But is the burning smell significant or just something in his head? A variety of Tube memories are loosely held together by the narrative strand of this one fraught journey Not very tense ex

  4. says:

    35I really really love London and am always intrigued by the Underground I love traveling with it and therefore also enjoyed reading about it the celebration of 150 years of the London Underground by short stories is such a fun initiative However this specific story is probably not my favourite of all the Underground Line stories as I said I love this travel system and this writer clearly has a troubled experience wit

  5. says:

    One of a series of short works published in 2013 to mark 150 years of the London Underground I picked this up on holiday from a 50p bin in a Keswick charity shop mainly because once many years ago I spent a couple of years living in London and the Northern Line was a daily feature of my life It's not clear if this tale of high anxiety deep beneath London is fiction or memoir but either way it effectively conjures up the

  6. says:

    Near perfect depiction of the anxious mind framed by a journey taken on the underground of which our narrator has a phobia The way the narration shifts from immediate sensation to disjointed memory mimics the feelings of abstraction and attempts at distraction one undergoes in the midst of an anxiety attack Des

  7. says:

    Not my favourite this year I picked it up because I was intrigued by the whole collection and am most familiar with the Northern Line but it was fairly disappointing I didn't particularly write the writing long paragraphs a somewhat boring monologue and I find strange the idea of writing about the Tube to celebrate its 150th birthday when

  8. says:

    In which we share the mental landscape of a man suffering anxiety as he takes his first tube journey for a long time In a series of Northern Line minutes these slightly immeasurable moments of time he recounts his thoughts from boar

  9. says:

    Started out disliking this but it grew on me A tiny book that draws together Chappauiddick the Bishopsgate bombing and laddish adventures in City pubs all on one short tube journey Anyone who lives in London will relate to many of the local references good stuff

  10. says:

    William Leith narrates this autobiographical story telling of how he stepped onto a Northern Line train and started to sense that something was wrong As the account continues you can tell that something bad is going to happen and this is what the whole story is building up toI found myself feeling sorry for the author immediately because he

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A Northern Line Minute The Northern Line

William Leith author of The Hungry Years and Bits of Me Are Falling Apart tells in A Northern Line Minute the darkly humorous tales of his escapades on the Tube. MehA meandering memoir ish account of the writer s relationship with the Northern LineThe writer acuaints us with his fear of being underground on the Tube at the beginning of the story and then proceeds to tell us that he can smell something burning But is the burning smell significant or just something in his head A variety of Tube memories are loosely held together by the narrative strand of this one fraught journey Not very tense exciting or interesting despite the writer s attempt to communicate his tensionThis is the Northern Line edition of the Penguin Underground Lines published to honour the 150th anniversary of London s Underground The Homelanders (The Homelanders, relationship with the Northern LineThe writer acuaints us with his fear of being underground on the Tube at the beginning of the story and then proceeds to tell us that he can smell something burning But is the burning smell significant or just something in his head A variety of Tube memories are loosely held together by the narrative strand of this one fraught journey Not very tense exciting or interesting despite the writer s attempt to communicate his tensionThis is the Northern Line edition of the Penguin Underground Lines published to honour the 150th anniversary of London s Underground

summary A Northern Line Minute The Northern Line

Eflects that It's the line on which he has fought with his girlfriend lost jobs watched football teams lose and been stuck underground It's a story of London lif. In which we share the mental landscape of a man suffering anxiety as he takes his first tube journey for a long time In a series of Northern Line minutes these slightly immeasurable moments of time he recounts his thoughts from boarding to departure mind wandering at times hyper focused at others Evocative and enjoyable

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Part of a series of twelve books tied to the twelve lines of the London UndergroundThe Northern Line is the Black Line and William's experience of it certainly r. One of a series of short works published in 2013 to mark 150 years of the London Underground I picked this up on holiday from a 50p bin in a Keswick charity shop mainly because once many years ago I spent a couple of years living in London and the Northern Line was a daily feature of my life It s not clear if this tale of high anxiety deep beneath London is fiction or memoir but either way it effectively conjures up the smells sounds and other sensations of the deep tube I m not sure if it would be something I d want to read if I was still a regular traveller on the tube but up here in the Lakes it was a good read

  • Paperback
  • 73
  • A Northern Line Minute The Northern Line
  • William Leith
  • English
  • 13 July 2019
  • 9781846145315