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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. No doubt their letters would have continued, but in 1969, the firm's secretary informed her that Frank Doel had died. In the collection's penultimate entry, Helene Hanff urges a tourist friend, "If you happen to pass by 84, Charing Cross Road, kiss it for me. I owe it so much."
I bought this as a gift to give to my own pen pal when we recently met in person for the first time. Read morePublished 3 days ago by jwrjwr
Charming book of letters between an American script writer and an English bookstore following World War II. Read morePublished 22 days ago by SBCincinnati
If you love London,as I do,you'll love Helene Hanff's wonderful book! Liz RamseyPublished 1 month ago by maryeramsey
84, Charing Cross Road is a delightful book about a relationship by mail and books. So much is revealed in so few pages. I wish more books were like this one!Published 1 month ago by Carol V. Slocomb
I was overwhelmed by how much I liked this book. It was a pick for the Letter Writers Alliance book club. It was touching, funny and informative.Published 2 months ago by Donovan
This is a short and lovely memoir, put together from letters between Helene Hanff, a freelance writer living in New York, and a bookseller in London, who she contacts to source... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Eva Melusine Thieme
This deceptively simple book filled my heart with positive emotions of the power of having a giving spirit and building friendships that are seemingly impossible. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Caron Sinnenberg