A History of Capitalism According to the Jubilee Line by John O'Farrell

By John O'Farrell

'Sometimes you pay attention humans say "Oh I had a nightmare trip at the tube" and also you keep in mind that their go back and forth domestic at the London Underground used to be extra disagreeable than traditional. We don't take the notice 'nightmare' to intend that during the center of a packed carriage they actually realised that they have been donning their pyjamas after which felt their enamel crumbling as their adolescence maths instructor stood sooner than them pointing and giggling, purely it wasn't precisely the Tube since it used to be additionally the kitchen.'

A Tube teach is caught underground as the financial system above has collapsed. How has this occurred and the way will the passengers get out? Will they need to holiday the foundations of Underground etiquette and really converse to one another? In John O'Farrell's caustically humorous brief tale, not anything is certain.

The urban is stuffed with tales. In twelve books, twelve writers inform their stories of London lifestyles, each one encouraged by way of a distinct Underground line. a few are own, a few are polemical; each one is unique.

John O'Farrell, writer of The guy Who Forgot His Wife, An totally neutral heritage of Britain and Things Can basically Get Better, turns his comedic genius to the matter of capitalism, encapsulated in a Tube educate jam-packed with passengers caught underground – a part of a chain of twelve books tied to the twelve strains of the London Underground, as TfL celebrates one hundred fifty years of the Tube with Penguin.

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