"The Great Railway Bazaar"is Paul Theroux''s account of his epic journey By rail Through Asia. Filled with evocative names of legendary Train routes - The Direct-Orient Express, the Khyber Pass Local, the Delhi Mail from Jaipur, the Golden Arrow to Kuala Lumpur, the Hikari Super Express to Kyoto and the Trans-Siberian Express - it describes the many places, cultures, sights and sounds he experienced and the fascinating people he met. Here he overhears snippets of chat and occasional..
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