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  • Location: England, Berlin, The Peloponnese

The Truth Has Arms and Legs

The Truth Has Arms and Legs

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Various: This poignant short story collection explores the pivotal moments that transform our lives.

  • ISBN: 978-1915789082
  • Genre: Short Stories

Travel Guide

Stories and their locations

The Race
The Hurtwood pub, Surrey- where 1920s gypsy girl Maggie runs barefoot against the village girls in shoes.

Something You Need To Know
Place: Zaga beach, Koroni, Peleponnese, Greece – where a family searches for new-hatched sea turtles.

Incident On The Line
Northfields tube station, London- where Katja, on her commute to work, receives a life-changing phone call.

Tide Change at the No-Eye-Contact Cafe
Lower Kelly, Cornwall – where, wanting to be alone, widowed Cate meets a stranger

Dancing in the Grass
Merrow Down, Guildford, Surrey- where a woman’s search for wild orchids takes a sinister turn.

A Strange Case of the Railway Madness
Slough Railway Station, Berkshire – where Miss Annie Bretherton, joining the new ladies’ college at Oxford, learns a lesson.

Hurry Up and Brush Your Feet
Tesco Superstore car park –  Plymouth- where Cassie, struggling with her memory, can’t find her parked car.

The Truth Has Arms and Legs
Konzerthaus, Berlin, Germany – where Elli, who survived Auschwitz because she played the cello, looks back on her life.

BookTrail Boarding Pass: The Truth Has Arms and Legs

Destination: England, Germany, Greece Author/guide:  Alice Fowler Departure Time: 1980s

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