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Somme stations

Andrew Martin

Somme stations

by Andrew Martin

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Faber & Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Somme, 1st Battle of the, France, 1916,
  • Jim Stringer (Fictitious character),
  • Railroad police

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrew Martin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6113.A78 S66 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 287 p. ;
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24905714M
    ISBN 100571249604
    ISBN 109780571249602
    LC Control Number2010671655

    Find information about Rosières (Somme) station here. Book train tickets, check timetables & find out more about the station with Trainline. COVID Get government requirements, travel news and . Get this from a library! The Somme stations. [Andrew Martin; Richard Burnip] -- York, An army enlistment notice is pinned up in the railway police office. Detective Sergeant Jim Stringer recognises that he must do his patriotic duty and join what would become known as the.

      About the Book On the first day of the Somme enlisted railwayman Jim Stringer lies trapped in a shell hole, smoking cigarette after cigarette under the bullets and the blazing sun. He calculates his chances of survival - even before they departed for France, a member of Jim's unit had been found : Find information about Ailly-sur-Somme station here. Book train tickets, check timetables & find out more about the station with Trainline.

      The Somme is an oral history by an oral historian about one of the grimmest battles of World War I. I didn't really like it, but I also didn't dislike it. That is to say, I didn't loathe it with any particular intensity, and that's saying something, because I 4/5. The Battle of the Somme took place from July 1 through Novem , making the th anniversary of this major battle of World War I, the "war to end all wars," as Woodrow Wilson called it. The book offers an exciting popular narrative, with emphasis on the key personalities and its strategic and political significance/5.


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A friend recommended the book "Somme Stations" by Andrew Marin. I just finished reading it and found it to be the perfect novel to read while building a model railroad with a WWI trench theme. The railroading details and life-in-the-military aspects were very interesting and get five stars/5(62). The Somme Stations is the seventh Jim Stringer railway detective series and the first I've read.

It can certainly be read as a standalone. The strength of the book is in placing Somme stations book reader in the lives of a small group of men as they go through their training and onwards to the frontline, and the historical detail concerning the use of miniature railway system to transport ammunition and supplies /5.

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Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Publish your book with B&: Faber and Faber. The Somme Stations (Book): Martin, Andrew: On the first day of the Somme, enlisted railwayman Jim Stringer lies trapped in a shell hole, smoking cigarette after cigarette under the bullets and the blazing sun.

He calculates his chances of survival. The Somme Stations. By Andrew Martin. FABER, £, pp. Available from Telegraph Books   ‎On the first day of the Somme enlisted railwayman Jim Stringer lies trapped in a shell hole, smoking cigarette after cigarette under the bullets and the blazing sun.

He calculates his chances of survival - even before they departed for France, a member of Jim's unit had been found dead. /5(5). THE SOMME STATIONS. Written by Andrew Martin.

Review written by Helen Bettinson. After a career in TV production Helen Bettinson recently ditched a long commute around the M25 in order to concentrate on reading, and perhaps even writing, crime fiction.

The Somme Stations by Andrew Martin is a stunning historical novel of crime in the trenches from the acclaimed author of the Jim Stringer series. About the Author Andrew Martin is a 4/5(78). The Somme Stations is the seventh book in his much-loved 'Jim Stringer' series which began with The Necropolis Railway in The third and fourth books in the series, Murder at Deviation Junction and More about Andrew Martin.

A friend recommended the book "Somme Stations" by Andrew Marin. I just finished reading it and found it to be the perfect novel to read while building a model railroad with a WWI trench theme. The railroading details and life-in-the-military aspects were very interesting and get five stars/5. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Somme Stations at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

The approach will undoubtedly work for some readers but I felt it was better suited to a short book for children than a full-length novel for adults. Andrew Martin's The Somme Stations is.

Hugh Sebag-Montefiore’s history of the Somme is published to coincide with the battle’s centenary on 1 July Running to over pages, it contains an Author: Hugh Sebag-Montefiore.

Get this from a library. The Somme stations. [Andrew Martin] -- Decective Sergeant JIm Stringer, who joined the North Eastern railway Battalion at the start of the war, now finds himself at the front during the Battle of the Somme.

Jim and his fellow soldiers are. The book gets five stars for what she brings to you, accounts mostly in the original words of the soldiers who This book ranged from 2 to 5 Stars for me. Two stars because I expected a history of the Somme battle/5.

Get this from a library. The Somme stations. [Andrew Martin] -- York, An army enlistment notice is pinned up in the railway police office. Detective Sergeant Jim Stringer recognises that he must do his patriotic duty and join what would become known as the.

The Somme Stations is the seventh book in Andrew Martin's railway themed Jim Stringer, Steam Detective mystery series. In this installment, we find Stinger on the front lines in France. The time is Julyand the first day of the Somme offensive has just begun.

Get this from a library. Somme stations. [Andrew Martin] -- On the first day of the Somme, enlisted railwayman Jim Stringer lies trapped in a shell hole, smoking cigarette after cigarette under the bullets and the blazing sun.

He calculates his chances of. Special trains, pulled by these steam rail royals, leave from major railway stations to converge on Noyelles-sur-Mer, where other Somme Bay trains await them.

They'll take you to the various railway stations in the network to take part in special events: inaugurations, exhibitions of railway equipment both old and new, explaining what railway. The Somme Stations (Unabridged) - The Somme Stations (Unabridged) audiobook, by Andrew Martin York, An army enlistment notice is pinned up in the railway police office.

Detective Sergeant Jim Stringer recognises that he must do his patriotic duty and join what would become known as the Railway Pals and set sail for France.

Julythe first day of the Somme. Friendships and. The books have received several Crime Writers' Association shortlistings, and The Somme Stations won the CWA Ellis Peters Award for Historical Fiction in Martin’s non-fiction includes a book in which he explains housework to his fellow men.The Somme Stations, like the author's six previous novels, is part of his "Jim Stringer, Steam Detective" series which take place in an England of the early 20th century when large railway companies crisscrossed the country and provided transportation for millions of ive Jim Stringer is employed by the North Eastern Railway in York, a city in northern England.

"The Somme" by Prof. Gary Sheffield is a really good concise book on the battle and all its phases. The battle lasted from July to mid November of course, and there was so much more to it .