The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street Themes

Helene Hanff
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Friendship

Ms. Hanff had always been a solitary creature. Writers tend to keep to themselves in order to make it easier to pursue their profession. At home, Ms. Hanff had few friends, but those she had she cherished. In London, Ms. Hanff discovered she had more friends than she ever imagined, including people she had never met. When Ms. Hanff arrived, her plane was met by the Colonel, a kind man who had read her book and declared himself her companion. The Colonel met her plane and escorted her through customs, then followed her to her hotel. Later, The Colonel would take her on a drive to Oxford, showing her many sights on the way and escorting her to the home of another fan. Also while in London, Ms. Hanff would make friends with the son of the co-owner of Marks & Co., as well his wife, a portrait painter...

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