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This book is the very simple story of the love affair between Miss Helene Hanff of New York and Messrs Marks and Co, sellers of rare and secondhand books, at 84 Charing Cross Road, London'. DAILY TELEGRAPH Told in a series of letters in 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD and then in diary form in the second part THE DUCHESS OF BLOOMSBURY STREET, this true story has touched the hearts of thousands.

BiographyBiography: generalAutobiography: generalEssays & WritingEssays & Journalism Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group Publication Date: 01/09/1982 ISBN-13: 9780751503845  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Helene Hanff wrote letters all her life as well as being the author of many books for children and articles for the NEW YORKER and HARPER'S. She died in 1997.

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Fun! Wonderful! Lovely! I´m Spanish, and I am trying to improve my English every day. This book has been a delightful lecture

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The delightful story of the twenty-year correspondence between the author and Frank Doel, chief buyer of Marks & Co, antiquarian booksellers. I remember the sensation caused by this book. I loved it, my friends loved it, everyone did. The gentle arc of the relationship the great romantic distance between the writers. The insistence it was 'a true story' and our thrill at the power of the letter. People still wrote letters then, just. And we all marvelled at the possibilities.

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