84 Charing Cross Road Author:Helene Hanff (Inside flap): "Marks & Company is a London bookseller, purveyor of rare and secondhand books, chock full with wonderful volumes and its proper over-mannered staff; Helene Hanff is an American author, sometime television script-writer, a salty New Yorker and book lover. When Miss Hanff wrote to Marks & Company on October 5, 1949, she began a c... more »orrespondence that endured twenty years. A more unlikely confrontation, a more amusing, charming, feisty love affair cannot be imagined; 84 Charing Cross Road is its record." Book has plastic cover and is stamped "SALVAGED" on the first inside page.« less
Heart-warming collection of letters exchanged over 40 years. This book highlights the wit and spirit of Ms. Hanff and the cordial reserve of Mr. Doel. Missed chances and evolving lives make this book unforgettable and bittersweet.