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  • Hardcover
  • 376
  • Walk the Lines The London Underground Overground
  • Mark Mason
  • English
  • 10 October 2019
  • 9781847946539

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Free read Walk the Lines The London Underground Overground Mark Mason  5 Free download characters ✓ Walk the Lines The London Underground Overground å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ases to surprise In a story packed with historical trivia personal musings and eavesdropped conversations Mark learns how to get the best gossip in a City pub how the Ritz made its female guests feel good about themselves and why the Bank of England won't let you join the M11 northbound at Junction 5 He has an East End cup of tea with the Krays' official biographer discovers what cabbies m Love the way the authors brain is wired up we must be related some how This book is genius informative entertaining and inspiring I ve always thought in Personal Tube Map terms but never had the correct phrase to explain it to myself Only thing left now is to have a go at this myself Although I don t know that I would re walk all the bits I ve covered where lines either share track or a route if there was nothing new to see I also don t understand why the author insisted walking to different branches Why not walk one way train back to the fork then walk the next bit Devoted to Drew you join the M11 northbound at Junction 5 He has an East End cup of tea with the Krays' official biographer discovers what cabbies m Love the way the authors brain is wired up we must be related some how This book is genius informative entertaining and inspiring I ve always thought in Personal Tube Map terms but never had the correct phrase to explain it to myself Only thing left now is to have a go at this myself Although I don t know that I would re walk all the bits I ve covered where lines either share track or a route if there was nothing new to see I also don t understand why the author insisted walking to different branches Why not walk one way train back to the fork then walk the next bit

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Free read Walk the Lines The London Underground Overground Mark Mason  5 Free download characters ✓ Walk the Lines The London Underground Overground å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free As a lifelong fan of London Mark Mason embarks on a mission to 'conuer' the capital once and for all The only way to truly discover a city they say is on foot Taking this to extremes Mark sets out to walk the entire length of the London Underground overground passing every station on the wayOver the course of several hundred miles he comes to understand a sprawling metropolis that never ce As the blurb suggests the book follows Mason who has lived in around London and like many Londoner s I assume has become interested in the ever changing map of the Underground Wandering around where he lives he travels up a side street he hasn t before and realizes if he continues he ll create a triangle back to his house a realization he hasn t made before He decides to walk the entirety of each length of the line in a type of homage to the city Line by line he beings to walk these tube lines and tells us a lot about the city I bloody adoreI just want to put in a little aside here Mason only walks 11 of the London Underground Lines refusing to walk the Overground Line and the DLR I find this a little unfair definitely still part of London Mason wanders the line giving snippets of local history that might one day help on a pub uiz He is a really entertaining narrator especially in the beginning of the book and I found myself desperate to undertake the walks myself especially the Circle Line Pub CrawlI haven t finished this book and it s why I m also yet to finish a Bill Bryson book The beginning of the book is really interesting It s new ground it s a non fiction book written in a fiction style As you can imagine we do end up walking through endless housing estates As the lines cross we do get uite a bit of repetitionThe first couple of stations take up a couple of chapters But as we go further stations take up a uarter of this I think a big selling point to this unless on the DLR is you get to pick out your station Many don t get the coverage unless they re big names ie Wimbledon or Morden The pub crawl is fun but it does feel as though Mason realized that he needed to make it fun Following this certain walks are done at night which does stop the author seeing the highlightsI think a main problem is that it doesn t really reference people It mainly references buildings and so it lacks a little passionSo what did I think I really enjoyed dipping in and out of this book Read one tube line put the book down for a bit read another tube line It s not a book I think I could physically read in one go because it s too heavy It s a perfect gift for a new Londoner or a walker who might be tempted to walk the 11 lines For me a great dip in and out but not uite there A Tangled Affair The Pearl House #2 yet to finish a Bill Bryson book The beginning of the book is really interesting It s new ground it s a non fiction book written in a fiction style As Matthews Choice you can imagine we do end up walking through endless housing estates As the lines cross we do get uite a bit of repetitionThe first couple of stations take up a couple of chapters But as we go further stations take up a uarter of this I think a big selling point to this unless on the DLR is The Prince of Pleasure The Wilde Brothers #05 you get to pick out Hers to Protect Shores of Indian Lake #11 your station Many don t get the coverage unless they re big names ie Wimbledon or Morden The pub crawl is fun but it does feel as though Mason realized that he needed to make it fun Following this certain walks are done at night which does stop the author seeing the highlightsI think a main problem is that it doesn t really reference people It mainly references buildings and so it lacks a little passionSo what did I think I really enjoyed dipping in and out of this book Read one tube line put the book down for a bit read another tube line It s not a book I think I could physically read in one go because it s too heavy It s a perfect gift for a new Londoner or a walker who might be tempted to walk the 11 lines For me a great dip in and out but not uite there

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Free read Walk the Lines The London Underground Overground Mark Mason  5 Free download characters ✓ Walk the Lines The London Underground Overground å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ean by 'on the cotton' and meets the Archers star who was the voice of 'Mind the Gap'On a broader level Mark contemplates London's contradictions as well as its charms He gains insights into our fascination with maps and sees how walking changes our view of the world Above all in this love letter to a complicated friend he celebrates the sights sounds and soul of the greatest city on earth This has inspired me to walk the lines myself currently 5 lines done as of writing and there are some interesting facts in this book but Mason comes off as a bit snobby and backward at times it s an averagely written book about a riveting subject Further Mason s unwillingness to explore the DLR and Overground seems silly as it misses out swathes of the capital simply because he classes himself a puritan and doesn t think they should even be on the mapA decent enough book if you like me are fascinated by the Underground network but not a great piece of writing in general