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Erience he tells us about is just uite uncomfortable I don t have trouble with the train stopping in a tunnel or uncomfortable stories but he gets incredibly anxious when this happens have trouble with the train stopping in a tunnel or uncomfortable stories but he gets incredibly anxious when this happens adds another layer to that anxiety a fire in a tunnel and feeling completely helpless Nevertheless I really appreciate him writing about anxiety in relation with the Underground I feel like a lot of people s Subway xperiences are Similar And Therefore Deserve and therefore deserve be heard Near perfect depiction of the anxious mind framed by a journey taken on the underground of which our narrator has a phobia The way the narration shifts from immediat In which we share the mental landscape of a man suffering anxiety as he takes his first tube journey for a long time In a series of Northern Line minutes these slightly immeasurable moments of time he recounts his thoughts from boarding to Departure Mind Wandering At Times Hyper Focused At Others Evocative mind wandering at times hyper focused at others Evocative Berlioz and His Century enjoyable William Leith narrates this autobiographical story telling of how he stepped onto a Northern Line train and started to sense that something was wrong As the account continues you can tell that something bad is going to happen and this is what the whole story is building up toI found myself feeling sorry for the author immediately because he isvidently claustrophobic and talks a lot about how anxious he gets when he uses the London Underground and he talks a lot about his relief when he gets to the nd of his journey and how he wishes he hadn t decided to go one stop further The depictions of how other people behave on the train are all very vivid and it made me feel almost like I was thereThe book was written well occasionally going off on tangents about other aspects of the author s life and there was some good use of humour at times that put me in mind of Bill Bryson I liked the way that the narrative built up to the climaxThis is one of a series of twelve books that has been written about different lines on the London Undergroun. Eflects that It's the line on which he has fought with his girlfriend lost jobs watched football teams lose and been stuck underground It's a story of London lif. Addish adventures in City pubs all on one short tube journey Anyone who lives in London will relate to many of the local references good stuff I m still going with my reading of the Penguin Lines series The short size and story length make these books great to carry around in a handbag in hope of xtra reading time or as a short read between longer books A Northern Line Minute falls into the latter category for me as I read it in one sitting after finishing another novel I was also a little too lazy to get off the couch for another book This short story is a great one to read in one setting It s tense and well written but with nough MEANDERS INTO LIGHTER SUBJECTS TO STOP into lighter subjects to stop story from becoming particularly creepy A Northern Line Minute is not a book you would actually want to read on the Tube or Underground particularly if there s a whiff of smoke about It s told in the first person and grabs you from the moment the narrator tells you that they think they can smell smoke deep in the Underground Should he get off the train at the next station or is it all a figment of his imagination As the narrator ruminates on what may or may not be happening he imparts a lot of information about the Northern Line and how it differs from some of the other Tube lines being deeper I found that part rather interestingOverall I njoyed this story and I m Charting an Empire eager to check out other works by William Leithhttpsamstillreadingwordpresscom 35I really really love London and am always intrigued by the Underground I love traveling with it and therefore alsonjoyed reading about it the celebration of

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years of London Underground by short stories is such a fun initiative However this specific story is probably not my favourite of all the Underground Line stories as I said I love this travel system and this writer clearly has a troubled Colored Property experience with it which doesn t fit myxperiences I did like how he portrays his anxiety in his short story a lot of Desire and Truth elements were very familiar Thexp. Part of a series of twelve books tied to the twelve lines of the London UndergroundThe Northern Line is the Black Line and William's xperience of it certainly ,

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