Hot Silver Riding The Indian Pacific It s Bill Bryson meets Paul Theroux in Steven Lewis s hilarious review of his train journey across Australia on the Indian Pacific in the train s fortieth anniversary year Hot Silver stops with the tr

  • Title: Hot Silver Riding The Indian Pacific
  • Author: Steven Lewis
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 258
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • It s Bill Bryson meets Paul Theroux in Steven Lewis s hilarious review of his train journey across Australia on the Indian Pacific in the train s fortieth anniversary year.Hot Silver stops with the train in Broken Hill, Adelaide and Kalgoorlie, all of which are closed when the Indian Pacific visits Most closed of all, though, is Cook, the tiny town pop 5 in the middleIt s Bill Bryson meets Paul Theroux in Steven Lewis s hilarious review of his train journey across Australia on the Indian Pacific in the train s fortieth anniversary year.Hot Silver stops with the train in Broken Hill, Adelaide and Kalgoorlie, all of which are closed when the Indian Pacific visits Most closed of all, though, is Cook, the tiny town pop 5 in the middle of the vast Nullarbor Plain, 200,000 square kilometres of nothingness in the centre of Australia It s like walking round one of those fake towns the Americans built to test their nuclear weapons I wouldn t be surprised to turn a corner and find mannequin Betty Draper holding a plastic cigarette to her red lips while she waits to be blown to kingdom come And, if the Reds don t get her, the wind just might.A perfect read for the armchair traveller, Hot Silver is a laugh out loud account that brings to life one of the world s most famous train trips with the deft sketches and first hand observation of a seasoned travel writer.

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    About “Steven Lewis

    1. Steven Lewis says:

      A journalist and writer for nearly 20 years, Steven Lewis has written for the Financial Times, Esquire, GQ, the International Herald Tribune and other publications around the world A long time resident of Hong Kong, he had popular television and consumer technology columns in the South China Morning Post He was also the technology editor of Asian Business His audio programs are part of the inflight entertainment on several airlines.He first published online in 1994 and today his titles are in print, electronic and audio versions from , Apple and Audible, among others.Steven is also a professional podcaster and ghostwriter He other writers publish their ebooks through his Taleist self publishing blog.



    2 thoughts on “Hot Silver Riding The Indian Pacific

    1. Sit back and enjoy a journey through Australia by rail. Funny, witty and engaging, this short travel story will put a smile on your face.

    2. This e-book was a very, very quick read – more of a long short story really. There was a lot of truth in what Steven wrote – the Indian Pacific and its sister The Ghan are rife with the elderly. He went expecting nothing short of a black tie experience but unfortunately he and his wife felt very out of place as the youngest on the train and felt snubbed by their fellow passengers who knew all the tricks of the trade when it came to train travel. I was reminded of a friend who travelled on th [...]

    3. Hilarious, entertaining, and just the right length, Steven Lewis' rollicking tale of rickety tracks had me chuckling and chortling all the way to the end.Hysterics aside, Steven captures his South Australian train experience in a manner that is convincing, relevant, and conscientious. I especially related to his fantasy/expectation as he boards the train, and then, rather swiftly, submits to reality as he realizes the incongruity of his preconceived notions to what actually is.Though compact, th [...]

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