84 Charing Cross Road & The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street

Charing Cross Road The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street This editions contains both Charling Cross Road The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street Charing Cross Road is a charming record of bibliophilia cultural difference and imaginative sympathy For yea

  • Title: 84 Charing Cross Road & The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street
  • Author: Helene Hanff
  • ISBN: 9780860074380
  • Page: 494
  • Format: Paperback
  • This editions contains both 84 Charling Cross Road The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street84, Charing Cross Road is a charming record of bibliophilia, cultural difference, and imaginative sympathy For 20 years, an outspoken New York writer and a rather restrained London bookseller carried on an increasingly touching correspondence In her first letter to Marks CThis editions contains both 84 Charling Cross Road The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street84, Charing Cross Road is a charming record of bibliophilia, cultural difference, and imaginative sympathy For 20 years, an outspoken New York writer and a rather restrained London bookseller carried on an increasingly touching correspondence In her first letter to Marks Co Helene Hanff encloses a wish list, but warns, The phrase antiquarian booksellers scares me somewhat, as I equate antique with expensive Twenty days later, on October 25, 1949, a correspondent identified only as FPD let Hanff know that works by Hazlitt and Robert Louis Stevenson would be coming under separate cover When they arrive, Hanff is ecstatic but unsure she ll ever conquer bilingual arithmetic By early December 1949, Hanff is suddenly worried that the six pound ham she s sent off to augment British rations will arrive in a kosher office But only when FPD turns out to have an actual name, Frank Doel, does the real fun begin Two years later, Hanff is outraged that Marks Co has dared to send an abridged Pepys diary i enclose two limp singles, i will make do with this thing till you find me a real Pepys THEN i will rip up this ersatz book, page by page, AND WRAP THINGS IN IT Nonetheless, her postscript asks whether they want fresh or powdered eggs for Christmas Soon they re sharing news of Frank s family and Hanff s career.

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