The Train to Paris

The Train to Paris

The Train to Paris

by Sebastian Hampson

Text Publishing, $29.99 pb, 304 pp, 9781922147790

Lawrence Williams is a twenty-year-old New Zealander about to commence studying art history at the Sorbonne. Stranded at a deserted train station in the French town of Hendaye after a less-than-perfect holiday in Madrid with his girlfriend, he is suddenly arrested by the sight of a woman twice his age who saunters past him in a white leopard-print dress. A few pages later, the unlikely pair are having drinks at a nearby cafe.

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Published in April 2014 no. 360
Sara Savage

Sara Savage

Sara Savage is a writer, editor, broadcaster and producer based in Melbourne. Her work frequently covers art, design, architecture, and urbanism.

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