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84 Charing Cross Road

Categories: Literature

Countries: USA

Book written by Helene Hanff in 1970 concerning the 20-year correspondence between her and Frank Doel, chief buyer at Marks & Co.. Based in New York City she first made contact in 1949 when searching for a particular book. A friendship developed between Hanff and Doel and other staff members but Doel died and the shop closed before Hanff made it to London to visit.

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84 Charing Cross Road

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Booksellers - Marks & Co.

84 Charing Cross Road. The booksellers Marks & Co. were on this site whi...

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Major Byron F. Caws

Major Byron F. Caws

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1 memorial
Fiona Mountain

Fiona Mountain

Author.  Published a book on Queen Henrietta Maria.

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Arthur Symons

Arthur Symons

Literary scholar and author. Born in Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales. A member of The Rhymers' Club. Died at home at Wittersham, Kent.

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Captain Frederick Marryat

Captain Frederick Marryat

Novelist and officer in Royal Navy where he was a bit of a hero, rescuing men from drowning, etc. Born Catherine Court, Tower Hill or Great George Street, Westminster, depending on source.  Entere...

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Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith

Author.  Born Co. Longford, Ireland (though it could have been County Roscommon, and for his date of birth we have only his word). Arrived in London in 1760 and joined the literary group that inclu...

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