During Chris Edmonds' time in the
world of the traction engine and fairground organ, he has
collected a fund of delightful memories, which he now asks us to
enjoy with him. For those who know this world, filled as it is
with the sight of burnished brass and copper, the sound of steam
whistles and mighty organs and that all-pervading smell of hot oil
and coal smoke, this book is a must.
For those who do not, it is an
invitation to look behind the scenes, to meet some delightful
characters and to revel in situations that are sheer farce. What
amazes the author, on reflection, is that the stories told in this
book happen to be true.
For all lovers of steam and