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The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street A Zesty Memoir Of The Celebrated Writer S Travels To England Where She Meets The Cherished Friends From 84, Charing Cross Road. I had huge expectations from this one, especially after enjoying the snarky and wonderful 84 Charring Cross However, I was disappointed Where the sights and history of London is definitely interesting, the breezy nature of the writing, which was at times quite irritating and at other times quite insufficient made it lacklustre I don t compare books but this is one where I couldn t stop myself from making comparisons While I accept that the book is a diary and as such diary entries don t real I had huge expectations from this one, especially after enjoying the snarky and wonderful 84 Charring Cross However, I was disappointed Where the sights and history of London is definitely interesting, the breezy nature of the writing, which was at times quite irritating and at other times quite insufficient made it lacklustre I don t compare books but this is one where I couldn t stop myself from making comparisons While I accept that the book is a diary and as such diary entries don t really have the coherence of any other form of writing, I still felt that this one did not transfer to me the excitement and sheer joy that Ms Hanff must have felt on visiting London Her words seemed forced and her vigour evenso Her interactions seemed rushed, which could be attributed to the form of writing, but nevertheless there was no development of Every time I try to explain the awesomeness of 84, Charing Cross Road, I end up concluding my speech with you ll have to read this for yourself I m just not a particularly emphatic person, least of all when it comes to experiences I haven t personally gone through.The fact that I found myself unable to sympathize wi This is not a 5 star book for all and sundry, but for anglophiles who want to read every book written by a British author and who long to physically visit the places they have haunted in their dreams then this is THE book for you For me it is a 10 star book because I read it 20 year ago and deeply understood the emotions behind the book I wondered if I would ever go to The England of literature or if it would be too late as someone told Helene If I went to England would I be disappointed This is not a 5 star book for all and sundry, but for anglophiles who want to read every book written by a British author and who long to physically visit the places they have haunted in their dreams then this is THE book for you For me it is a 10 star book because I read it 20 year ago and deeply understood the emotions behind the book I wondered if I would ever go to The England of literature or if it would be too late as someone told Helene If I went to England would I be disappointed Helene wasn Loved the travelogue If I can go to London I know now what I would be doing This one is not as beautiful as 84, Charing Cross But still a beautiful travelogue full of kind strangers. Our revels now are ended These our actorswere all spirits and Are melted into air, into thin airThe cloud capped towers, the gorgeous palaces The solemn templesdissolve And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind We are such stuff As dreams are made on thus ends Ms.Hanff her travellogue of visiting London and meeting the friends she made at the now closed old bookshop, 84,Charing Cross Road.I was in a fugue this lazy Sunday travelling Our revels now are ended These our actorswere all spirits and Are melted into air, into thin airThe cloud capped towers, the gorgeous palaces The solemn templesdissolve And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind We are such stuff As dreams are made on thus ends Ms.Hanff her travello The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street is Helene Hanff s companion memoir to 84 Charing Cross, an epistolary book about her twenty year relationship with the London bookshop, Marks Co 84 Charing Cross, published in the US in 1970, is a tribute to Frank Doel, the buyer of rare books for whom she had great affection and who died unexpectedly in October 1969 A London publisher, Andre Deutsch, bought the memoir for publication in England following its instant success in the US and invited her to t The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street is Helene Hanff s companion me Basically, this is the follow up of 84, Charing Cross Street After postponing for many years, Helen Hanff finally manages to travel to London just in time for the publication of her book, named above This is the journal she kept while visiting London It was interesting b 84, Charing Cross Road should have a warning sticker on the cover Be sure to have a copy of The Duchess Of Bloomsbury Street on hand BEFORE beginning this book If you ve read 84, you already know it takes maybe an hour to finish, including bathroom breaks and getting up to brew a cup of tea and maybe trying to make that recipe for Yorks This is the chronicle of Helene Hanff s long delayed visit to London in the summer of 1971, following on from the publication of her well known book 84, Charing Cross Road While it lacks the unselfconscious charm of 84 Charing Cross Road, this memoir is still full of exuberance and wit For anyone who has at last travelled to a long dreamed of country or city, the book brings to mind all of the anticipation, wonder and excitement of such an adventure As a trave


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