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The Railway Children

Edith Nesbit

The Railway Children is a children's book by E. Nesbit. The story concerns a family who move to "Three Chimneys", a house near the railway, after the father, who works at the Foreign office, is imprisoned after being falsely accused of spying. The children befriend an Old Gentleman who regularly takes the 9:15 train near their home; he is eventually able to help prove their father's innocence, and the family is reunited. The family takes care of a Russian exile, Mr Szczepansky, who came to England looking for his family (later located) and Jim, the grandson of the Old Gentleman, who suffers a broken leg in a tunnel.

The Railway Children is a children's book by E. Nesbit. The story concerns a family who move to "Three Chimneys", a house near the railway, after the father, who works at the Foreign office, is imprisoned after being falsely accused of spying. The children befriend an Old Gentleman who regularly takes the 9:15 train near their home; he is eventually able to help prove their father's innocence, and the family is reunited. The family takes care of a Russian exile, Mr Szczepansky, who came to England looking for his family (later located) and Jim, the grandson of the Old Gentleman, who suffers a broken leg in a tunnel.
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Description:

The Railway Children is a children's book by E. Nesbit. The story concerns a family who move to "Three Chimneys", a house near the railway, after the father, who works at the Foreign office, is imprisoned after being falsely accused of spying. The children befriend an Old Gentleman who regularly takes the 9:15 train near their home; he is eventually able to help prove their father's innocence, and the family is reunited. The family takes care of a Russian exile, Mr Szczepansky, who came to England looking for his family (later located) and Jim, the grandson of the Old Gentleman, who suffers a broken leg in a tunnel.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Helen Stainer

Length:

4h 58m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

20:08


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

26:05


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

23:15


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

25:27


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

18:02


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

18:56


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

22:50


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

19:52


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

21:20


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

19:00


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

24:16


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

18:40


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

21:10


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

18:59