Easily read (the format is a series of letters) and absolutely enjoyable. I could actually imagine Helen`s apt as well as the bookstore in England.
My only complaint is that they could have inserted more letters. The gaps between them was quite large at times.
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Two years later, Hanff is outraged that Marks & Co. has dared to send an abridged Pepys diary. "i enclose two limp singles, i will make do with this thing till you find me a real Pepys. THEN i will rip up this ersatz book, page by page, AND WRAP THINGS IN IT." Nonetheless, her postscript asks whether they want fresh or powdered eggs for Christmas. Soon they're sharing news of Frank's family and Hanff's career. No doubt their letters would have continued, but in 1969, the firm's ...