84 Charing Cross Road

84 Charing Cross Road

Non-Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Literary Biography & Memoir
Paperback Published on: 04/11/2010
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Synopsis

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.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780751503845
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Weight: 131g
  • Dimensions: 178 x 145 x 15 mm

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84 Charing Cross Road
1ST CLASS
The idea of reading a book about two people writing back and fourth to each other, hardly peaked my interested, but once I started to read this, I couldn't... READ MORE
book seller
84 Charing Cross Road
Highly recommend this beautiful book.
Read this book many years ago and I enjoyed it even more this time around. A touching story of an American woman's correspondence with an antiquarian book... READ MORE
Louise
84 Charing Cross Road
An Important Piece of Social History
This is the most beautiful story of a most unlikely relationship and 2 very different cultures. Should be required reading for all modern history students
Briany
84 Charing Cross Road
Hilarious!! The most perfect book!!
This book is just so funny! I love how you can’t really get emotion through the letters so at times Helene has to apologise for how mean she sounds althoug... READ MORE
Maxwell Speller
84 Charing Cross Road
nice read
My copy has the original memoir and then its sequel. I enjoyed more the first part, the letters written between Helene and different people related to the ... READ MORE
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