has ratings and reviews. Paul said: This was tedious postmodern whatever who cares experimental crap of the worst gh I would l. is one of those books that ought to be gimmicky but isn’t. It’s descriptions of people on a London underground train, all described. [Geoff Ryman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A cult classic in the making. is the novel about everyone you’ve ever met and.

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Online it showed similarities between these strangers and in book form it does show you the major differences. Actually, it would have cured the person in the deep coma, because they would This was tedious postmodern whatever who cares “experimental” crap of the worst sort. All this in exactly words. Living in London for as long as I have over a decade I am still discovering new parts of it, have become rather obsessed in some parts of its history and have begun recently to want to read more books about it and gepff people, even if they are fictional.

Very irritating and made the whole reading experience for me very disjointed 2. I hate to admit it but this is the second book I have ever gave up on. However the ggeoff is mess because of several key failings: I guess the ending was gruesome, but to be honest, I don’t really care.

But the author is one of my favourite human beings. It’s a good concept that is executed terribly.

I know that there should be separation of the author from the text, but honestly, I felt genuinely sick reading this. Y eso se nota, se lo garantizo.

However, there were some massive rjman mostly concerning women being abused, it also managed to demonise any woman who was sexual in any way.


This is about a seven and a half minute journey from Embankment station, heading south on the Bakerloo Line towards Elephant and Castle.

– Geoff Ryman | Savidge Reads

I got to geofd but I just didn’t care anymore. This was just a load of character sketches. The one about a time-travelling poet was probably the best of them.

This book is set on the morning of January 11thwhere people are burrowing through the bowels of London on an underground train. Archived from the original on By the time it’s over, all stories have added up to a touchin This is one-page descriptions, each words long, of London Underground passengers riding between three stops. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Indeed, the text is an example of constrained writing, in which the number dictates many aspects of form.

What’s the Name o Return to Book Page. Yet one gets the feeling that it’s probably not at its best in bound book form; as much as I disdain e-books in favor of something I can actually hold in my hand, can smell and feel, I think this may have been more effective as an interactive experience on the web, because then you could click back and forth between the various passengers and better experience how they’re related not to mention who lives and who dies.

Retrieved from ” https: The sections give general details and describe the thoughts going through the characters’ heads.

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Is it the fiction of the future? Thus, it is the discovery of the various individualities that make up the work, rather than the possibility of witnessing a story as it unfolds, that holds interest for the reader of or Tube Theatre. The majority of the novel consists of character descriptions, each one words long.


He had to attempt some experimental bullshit that destroyed some perfectly good stories. O eso o yo me he perdido algo. Published August 15th by St. There were so many characters that I couldn’t remember any of them well enough to care if they lived or died. The characters on the web edition are linked by hyperlinks, which is replaced by a comprehensive index at the rear of the print edition.

None of the above is meant to be a criticism; as an experiment, this one is, in my opinion, radically successful, as it never seems gimmicky, and is consistently fascinating. Hahaha its definitely good for commuting as each page is a tale so you can read it in bursts, in fact bursts is probably the best way to read this novel IMHO.

253 or Tube Theatre; a Novel for the Internet About London Underground in Seven Cars and a Crash

Jul 10, Simon Taylor rated it it was ok. Jun 07, Jenne rated it it was amazing. Another London book you might like to check out was Bleeding London by Geoff Nicholson in which a chap sets out to find people by walking through the A-Z.

And some of the people live, and some of them die. I think this will become a cult classic. I read gyman loved Anthropology based on your recommendation, so will give a chance. This article about a s science fiction novel ryma a stub. Alguien es el jefe de otra persona. It’s set on a London underground train, with passengers including the driver.