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Im still a little shell-shocked from reading it in one day last Tuesday, but I enjoyed the context Wolmar gave for each development. His tone was professional, confident and reliable probably thanks to the other eight hundred books about railroads hes written/5(51).
He has written for major British newspapers for many years and has contributed to many other publications, including the New York Times and Newsday. His most recent books are Blood, Iron, and Gold; Engines of War; and The Great Railroad Revolution.
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