Patrick Wright: The view through a bus window, 7 September 2006
Show More Great British Bus Journeys: Travels through Unfamous Places by David McKie.
Atlantic, 359 pp., £16.99, March 2006, 1 84354 132 7Show More
“... in future be preserved under state ownership. Oakham’s Crown Hotel, where Goldring provoked some fox-hunters into a ferocious argument about the death penalty, is now gone. Not so the railway station which, with its level crossing and dag-edged canopy, might belong in a watercolour painted by Edward Ardizzone for Graham Greene’s children’s story The ...”