The Railway Man

This a story of survival and of courage. Eric Lomax was tortured by the Japanese on the Burma-Siam railway. Fifty years later he met one his tormentors.

Author: Eric Lomax

Publisher: Arrow

ISBN: 9780099582311

Category: Burma-Siam Railroad

Page: 276

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This a story of survival and of courage. Eric Lomax was tortured by the Japanese on the Burma-Siam railway. Fifty years later he met one his tormentors.


The Railway Man

The Railway Man is a remarkable memoir of forgiveness a tremendous testament to the courage that propels one toward remembrance, and finally, peace with the past.

Author: Eric Lomax

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780745153674

Category: Large print books

Page: 292

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The Railway Man is a remarkable memoir of forgiveness a tremendous testament to the courage that propels one toward remembrance, and finally, peace with the past. Eric Lomax, sent to Malaya in World War II, was taken prisoner by the Japanese and put to punishing work on the notorious Burma-Siam railway. After the radio he illicitly helped to build in order to follow war news was discovered, he was subjected to two years of starvation and torture. He would never forget the interpreter at these brutal sessions. Fifty years after returning home from the war, marrying, and gaining the strength from his wife Patti to fight his demons, he learned the interpreter was alive. Through letters and meeting with his former torturer, Lomax bravely moved beyond bitterness drawing on an extraordinary will to extend forgiveness."





The Railway Man and His Children

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Author: Mrs. Oliphant

Publisher: Good Press

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 533

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"The Railway Man and His Children" by Mrs. Oliphant. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Railway Man and His Children

This Elibron Classics title is a reprint of the original edition published by Heinemann and Balestier, 1892, Leipzig

Author: Margaret Oliphant

Publisher: Elibron Classics

ISBN: 1402190913

Category:

Page: 390

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This Elibron Classics title is a reprint of the original edition published by Heinemann and Balestier, 1892, Leipzig


The Railway Station Man

Seeking solace in the wake of her husband’s death, a woman embarks on a new life on the Irish coast, where her mysterious new neighbor offers a rekindled sense of happiness, however short-lived Helen moved to a small ocean-side village ...

Author: Jennifer Johnston

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1497646464

Category: Fiction

Page: 193

View: 681

Seeking solace in the wake of her husband’s death, a woman embarks on a new life on the Irish coast, where her mysterious new neighbor offers a rekindled sense of happiness, however short-lived Helen moved to a small ocean-side village for the isolation—to be alone with the waves, birds, and changing seasons. Newly widowed, she spends her days painting in her glass-walled studio atop a hillside on Ireland’s northwest coast. From her perch she can study the rocks and dunes of the land sloping into the sea, the fishing boats rocking in the tide, and the railway station, abandoned for forty years, now being refurbished by Roger, an Englishman and veteran of the Second World War. Her friendship with Roger develops slowly, but in tandem with her growing affection for him is an intractable suspicion over his past. As the Troubles continue to settle over Ireland, Helen experiences sparks of happiness with Roger. Meanwhile, her son Jack, a radical living in Dublin, is increasing his involvement with an impassioned group of Irish guerillas, unwittingly setting in motion a series of events that lead to a shocking conclusion for both him and his mother.




India S Railway Man

Respected, loved and equally hated, this book covers the amazing story of one man-his perseverance, beliefs, and public and private battles. India's Railway Man: A Biography of E. Sreedharan is a tribute to this extraordinary man.

Author: Rajendra B. Aklekar

Publisher: Rupa Publications

ISBN: 9788129145215

Category: Art

Page: 264

View: 759

Sreedharan's expertise and foresight-on behalf of those not as richly blessed as he was-ensured that political will was converted into a multipurpose railway project. The [Chithoni railway link] bridge was completed eleven weeks ahead of schedule and proved to be helpful to one and all. Two key railway projects changed the way India travels by train-the 760-km stretch of Konkan Railway and the Delhi Metro. Both the projects were up and running in seven years flat and the man in charge was Dr Elattuvalapil Sreedharan, popularly known as the Railway Man. He has been hailed as the messiah of new-age infrastructure projects and his success stories have become railway engineering benchmark. Respected, loved and equally hated, this book covers the amazing story of one man-his perseverance, beliefs, and public and private battles. India's Railway Man: A Biography of E. Sreedharan is a tribute to this extraordinary man.


The Railway Man and His Children Classic Reprint

About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work.

Author: Margaret Wilson Oliphant

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780483442085

Category:

Page: 444

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Excerpt from The Railway Man and His Children The party in question were seated in a verandah in the cool Of the day when the sun was out Of sight. They had all been gasping in semi-darkness through the heat, and now had come to life again to enjoy a little gossip, before entering upon the real business of dining and the amusements Of the evening. The ladies sat up in their chairs, and the men put themselves at least in a moral attitude of attention as the two figures went slowly across the square. One feels a little caught in spite Of oneself by the sudden appearance Of a person who has been under discussion at the moment he or she appears. There is a guilty sense that walls have ears, and that a bird Of the air may carry the matter. It was a relief to everybody when the pair had passed and were seen no more. They went slowly, for the lady had a couple Of little children clinging to her hands. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Railway Man and His Children Vol 2 of 3 Classic Reprint

About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work.

Author: Margaret Wilson Oliphant

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780483670358

Category:

Page: 286

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Excerpt from The Railway Man and His Children, Vol. 2 of 3 Yes, he is rather a dreadful spectacle, said Lady Leighton. Now, one wonders he likes to exhibit himself about the world, where he once was so well known in another way. There's nothing so strange as human vanity, Mr. Rowland. I think he rather likes to show as a sort of prize example of suffering and misery. It's a distinction in its way. He had the distinction of being one of the handsomest men of his day, and of behaving more badly than almost anybody else, and now he's the most deplorable sufferer - always the first you know, whatever he's at. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Railway Man

Like most veterans of the Death Railway he stayed silent. That is, he stayed silent in the daytime. His nights were filled with rages and nightmares.

Author: Eric Lomax

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409087875

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

View: 749

During the Second World War Eric Lomax was forced to work on the notorious Burma-Siam Railway and was tortured by the Japanese for making a crude radio. Left emotionally scarred and unable to form normal relationships, Lomax suffered for years until, with the help of his wife, Patti Lomax, and of the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, he came terms with what happened. Fifty years after the terrible events, he was able to meet one of his tormentors. The Railway Man is a story of innocence betrayed, and of survival and courage in the face of horror.