The abridged, downloadable audiobook edition of E. Nesbit's classic The Railway Children, brilliantly read by the actress Jenny Agutter.
When Father is taken away unexpectedly, Roberta, Peter, Phyllis and their mother have to leave their comfortable life in London to go and live in a small cottage in the country. The children seek solace in the nearby railway station and make friends with Perks the Porter and the Station Master himself. Each day, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis run down the field to the railway track and wave at the passing London train, sending their love to Father. Little do they know that the kindly old gentleman passenger who waves back holds the key to their father's disappearance.
This claims it is unabridged! It is NOT! Misses out loads of my favourite things, like Bobby's birthday song. I am also annoyed that Jenny Aguetter cannot do the accents properly. Do not buy! Lies! Lies! A plague on both your houses! Lackaday.