The Boat Train | Russell Hoban | Granta Magazine

The Boat Train

Russell Hoban

‘The train wheels, now authorized to take up their song of distance, clacked and clattered their traditional shanty of miles.’

Russell Hoban

Russell Hoban (1925-2011) was the author of many extraordinary novels including Turtle Diary, Riddley Walker, Amaryllis Night and Day, The Bat Tattoo, Her Name Was Lola, Come Dance With Me and Linger Awhile. He also wrote some classic books for children including The Mouse and his Child and the Frances books.

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