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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street

Helene Hanff
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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Portrait - Ms. Hanff had this created by Ena Gaussen, the wife of the son of the co-owner of the bookstore Marks & Co.

Fan Letters - Ms. Hanff got many of these regarding her book, 84, Charing Cross Road.

84, Charing Cross Road - This was the name of the book Ms. Hanff wrote about the correspondence between her and Frank Doel, the chief buyer who worked for Marks & Co. Booksellers.

Reader's Digest - This ran a story about Ms. Hanff's fan letters written in response to her book.

Marks & Co., Booksellers -...

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