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Walk the Lines: The London Underground, Overground Hardcover – 14 July 2011

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  • Hardcover: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Random House Books (14 July 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1847946534
  • ISBN-13: 978-1847946539
  • Product Dimensions: 14.4 x 3.4 x 22.2 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 522 g
  • Customer Reviews: 4.3 out of 5 stars80 customer ratings

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"Crammed with delightful facts, it's a constantly fascinating journey" (Shortlist)

"Mason, a lifelong Tube enthusiast, rediscovers the Underground by walking its routes overground" (The Times)

"Endlessly fascinating" (Spectator)

"This engaging foot puts its best foot forward with fascinating detail about both the Underground and its part in London's history" (Independent)

"Mark Mason's Walk the Lines follows his mission to walk overground the routes taken by the London Underground. In doing so he uncovers some surprising insights into the capital and its inhabitants" (Choice)

"I was charmed by this book's profusion of insightful anecdotes and fascinating trivia" (Walk)

"Offers some extraordinary historical trivia and personal musings" (Completely London)

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An obsessive walks the entire London Underground system overground

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1.0 out of 5 stars Boring
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5.0 out of 5 stars A completely different take on what makes London the greatest city in the world
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4.0 out of 5 stars UNDERGROUND, OVERGROUND, & WOMBLE FREE!
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5.0 out of 5 stars What’s above made fascinating by what’s below
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5.0 out of 5 stars London from ground level.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Walk The Lines: The London Underground OVERGROUND
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3.0 out of 5 stars Overground the Underground
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4.0 out of 5 stars I have a great interest in London
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very good book. Shame there was no mention of the ...
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1.0 out of 5 stars Good idea, shame about its execution
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5.0 out of 5 stars Really well written
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5.0 out of 5 stars This train terminates at Hainault.
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5.0 out of 5 stars getting beneath things
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic, interesting and different, read it!!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good value & a fascinating read.
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