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The 12.10 To Leeds

Ian Jack

‘Outside wars and nuclear accidents, it is hard to think of any technological failure which has had such lasting and widespread effects.’

Ian Jack on the Hatfield train crash, from Granta 73.

Ian Jack

Ian Jack edited Granta from 1995 to 2007, having previously edited the Independent on Sunday. He has written on many subjects, including the Titanic, Kathleen Ferrier, the Hatfield train crash and the three members of the IRA active-service unit who were killed on Gibraltar. He is the editor of The Granta Book of Reportage and The Granta Book of India, and the author of a collection of journalism, The Country Formerly Known as Great Britain. He is working, not very quickly, on a book about the River Clyde.

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