84, Charing Cross Road with introduction by Anne Bancroft. 'A charmer. Will beguile an hour of your time and put you in tune with [humankind].'
*Review round-ups in women's magazines *To be featured on the Virago web-site *Reading copies available
'A lovely new edition of this classic title' Good Book Guide '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 'Unmitigated delight from cover to cover' DAILY TELEGRAPH 'A real-life love story . . . A timeless period piece. Do read it' WALL STREET JOURNAL 'A Charmer. Will beguile an hour of your time and put you in tune with mankind' NEW YORK TIMES 'It is difficult, if not impossible, to start this book without finishing it ... this lovely volume reveals an awful lot about what books provide: a way of reaching out across time and space to friends and strangers' Anne Bancroft
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. She died in 1997.