84 Charing Cross Road

84 Charing Cross Road

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 128 x 200 x 16mm | 194g
  • Virago Press Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1860498507
  • 9781860498503
  • 2,759

Review quote

A real-life love story . . . A timeless period piece. Do read it * WALL STREET JOURNAL * Unmitigated delight from cover to cover * DAILY TELEGRAPH * A must for anyone who reads - the correspondence between book lover Helen Hanff and Messers Marks & Cross of Charing Cross Road has been reissued. * Daily Express * A lovely new edition of this classic title * Good Book Guide *
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About Helene Hanff

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. 84 Charing Cross Road was made into a film starring Anthony Hopkins and Anne Bancroft. Hanff died in 1997.
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3,353 ratings
4.21 out of 5 stars
5 44% (1,469)
4 37% (1,257)
3 15% (511)
2 3% (99)
1 1% (17)
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