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The Signalman: A Ghost Story - Bradley, Simon (Introduction by), and Dickens, Charles
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On the 9th of June 1865, Charles Dickens was travelling aboard the Folkestone to London Boat Train with his mistress and her mother, when it derailed while crossing a viaduct near Staplehurst in Kent. The train plunged down a bank into a dry river bed, killing ten passengers, and badly wounding forty. Dickens was profoundly affected by the disaster, and a year later, he published The Signalman, a supremely atmospheric ghost story in which the narrator, while investigating a dank and lonely railway cutting, meets the ...

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The Signalman: A Ghost Story 2015, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781781255919

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