The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia - Chapter 1 and 2, pp. 1-43 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 and 2, pp. 1-43 Summary and Analysis

Chap. 1- The first passenger the author remembers is named Duffill, an old man traveling from England to Istanbul, Turkey. The author, Paul, wonders why Duffill is going to Istanbul. He watches schoolboys waiting for trains and a gypsy camp as the train goes non-stop through England. As the train nears the edge of England, the Italian and Nigerian passengers seem to become excited. Duffill is standing with his parcels. His clothes are over-sized; he is small and the author believes he is from a rural area, not London.

After the ferry, the passengers are at the station in Calais, France. The author is heading to Paris to board the Orient Express. The passengers discuss the author, Graham Greene, who wrote THE HONORARY CONSUL. The author buys an expensive meal on the train and argues...

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