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Fenland railwayman.

Arthur RANDELL

Fenland railwayman.

by Arthur RANDELL

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination94p. :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21177212M

  Last night I finished Arthur Randell’s Fenland Railwayman, of which it might be possible to say it contains not one memorable word, and therefore has a pleasant clarity, like a clear glass of water. Of course there is no such book: “During a long dry spell we often ran out of water, so a supply was sent to us from Wisbeck in old engine. The Riverside Trail begins at the Town Bridge which was built in at a cost of £, to replace the former decaying timber bridge. To your right at the top of Nene Parade, is the Ship Inn, which may be part of a much larger and more ancient hostelry. During the mid ’s it was known as ‘The Railwayman’.

  The astonishing story of World War II veteran Eric Lomax will be told in a new movie, The Railway Man, starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman. The strategy will be delivery through the Fenland Strategy Partnership Transport and Access Group. This includes organisations such as Fenland District Council, Cambridgeshire County Council, Fenland Association for Community Transport (FACT) and the NHS Cambridgeshire and Care Network. Our strategy has three overarching themes. These relate to.

The Railwayman's Wife is the story of Ani and Mac, Isabelle, Roy, Frank, and the small railway town that shapes their lives. Some families have been greatly affected by the war, others in Despite hearing many great things about this book, I for some reason kept putting off getting to it/5. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and


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The Railway Man is a remarkable memoir of forgiveness―a tremendous testament to the courage that propels one toward remembrance, and finally, peace with the past.

Eric Lomax, sent to Malaya in World War II, was taken prisoner by the Japanese and put to punishing work on the notorious Burma-Siam by: 3. Fenland railwayman.

London: Routledge & K. Paul. MLA Citation. Randell, Arthur Redvers. Fenland railwayman / [by] Arthur Randell ; edited by Enid Porter ; designed and illustrated by Andrew Young Routledge & K.

Paul London Australian/Harvard Citation. Randell, Arthur Redvers. InThe Railway Man won both the NCR Book Award for Non-Fiction and the PEN/Ackerley Prize for autobiography. This is my 1st Fenland railwayman. book for #20BooksOfSummer and my 20th book for #TBR I bought this copy a couple of years ago from Harbour Books, a lovely independent bookshop in Whitstable, Fenland railwayman.

book the Kent coast, which had a lot of old Vintage. The Railway Man: A POW's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness by Eric Lomax ★'s What's It About. It's a remarkable memoir of forgivenessa tremendous testament to the courage that propels one toward remembrance, and finally, peace with the past/5.

Fenland Railwayman by Randell, Arthur and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Railway Man is an autobiographical book by Eric Lomax about his experiences as a prisoner of war during World War II and being forced to help build the Thai- Burma Railway for the Japanese military.

The book won the NCR Book Award and the PEN/Ackerley Prize for t: Pacific War. The Railway Man's forgotten family: 'We were victims of torture too' Eric Lomax's book, The Railway Man, about his experience as a Japanese. Product Category: Books Title: Hereward's Isle, Books on the Fenland Authors: W.

Dring Binding: Paperback Publisher: The Isle of Ely County Library. The Railway Man is a story of innocence betrayed, and of survival and courage in the face of horror/5(K). Last night I finished Arthur Randell’s Fenland Railwayman, of which it might be possible to say that it contains not one memorable word, and therefore has a pleasant clarity, like a clear glass of water.

Of course there is no such book: “During a long dry spell we often ran out of water, so a supply was sent to us from Wisbech in old engine tenders which were put opposite the railway cottages so. Fenland Light Railway, Huntingdon. 2K likes. The Fenland Light Railway is a 7 ¼ inch gauge Narrow Gauge Railway5/5(58).

This is the notorious book that got Gerard Fiennes sacked from British Railways while he was Chairman and General Manager of the Eastern Region in Fiennes became a railwayman by accident, joining the L.N.E.R as a Traffic Apprentice in Brand: Head of Zeus.

Now: a woman is viciously stabbed to death in the upmarket kitchen of her beautiful house on the edge of the marshes. Then a man called Daniel Kinder walks into Saltern police station and confesses to the murder.

But DI Rowan Jackman and DS Marie Evans of the Fenland Constabulary soon discover that there is a lot more to Daniel than meets the eye. "The Railway Man", by Eric Lomax, is his memoirs of his experiences in World War II, as well as his life before and after the war/5().

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If the first search yields to many results, then try entering more search criteria to reduce the search results. During the Second World War Eric Lomax was forced to work on the notorious Burma-Siam Railway and was tortured by the Japanese for making a crude emotionally scarred and unable to form normal relationships, Lomax suffered for years until, with the help of his wife, Patti Lomax, and of the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, he came terms with what happened.

The Railwayman’s Wife TwoRoads, UK, November HarperCollins, The Netherlands, October Mercure de France, France, April Sperling, Italy, February Atria, US, Apriland in paperback through Washington Square Press, US, January Allen & Unwin UK, January Allen & Unwin, Australia, April In a small town on the land’s edge, in the strange space at a war’s.

Enid’s research in the Fens brought her into contact with two outstanding Fenland storytellers, W.H. Barrett from Brandon Creek and Arthur Randell from Magdalen near Kings Lynn. Although W.H. Barrett was deaf by the time they met, Enid was able to collect enough material to edit and publish two books of his memories, Tales from the Fens (.

Enid Porter lived in Cambridge from After spending some years in teaching, Miss Porter took up museum work and became Curator of the Cambridge and County Folk Museum (now known as the Museum of Cambridge) ina post she held until In this role Enid Porter was as energetic a student and writer.Watch the world exclusive first trailer for The Railway Man, the true life account of a former prisoner-of-war's horrific experiences on the Burma railway.

Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman star The Fenland Light Railway is a 7 ¼ inch gauge Narrow Gauge Railway Operating Steam, Electric and Petrol locomotives. We hold running days at our purpose built track as well as attending many local events with our portable track.