Letters of Note: Fathers (Paperback)Shaun Usher (author,compiler)
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In Letters of Note: Fathers, Shaun Usher collects together remarkable correspondence by and about fathers, including proud parental words of love, advice from experienced dads to new ones, as well as letters from both frustrated and adoring offspring.
Includes letters by:
Anne Frank, W.E.B. Du Bois,
Jawaharlal Nehru, Groucho Marx,
Che Guevara, Ted Hughes
Katherine Mansfield, Fergal Keane,
Arthur Conan Doyle, Samuel Bernstein
& many more
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 121 g
Dimensions: 178 x 111 x 13 mm
It is inspiring, and often sad, funny, and occasionally quite surreal * * GQ * *
A truly extraordinary reading experience * * Big Issue * *
Witty, tragic, educational, inspirational * * The List * *
Addictive, like dipping into a bag of variously tempting assorted candies, knowing that the next one will always bring surprise and pleasure * * New Yorker * *
A gloriously presented compilation * * Financial Times * *
The literary equivalent of a box of chocolates - bite-sized and pure addictive pleasure . . . The result is beautifully produced, with photographs and colour facsimiles of much of the correspondence. A gorgeous Christmas present * * The Sunday Times * *
It is hard to see how Letters Of Note could ever be surpassed * * Mail on Sunday * *
Funny, tragic, brilliantly incisive, historic, lyrical, romantic and studiedly offensive, this stupendous compendium of letters ancient and modern is my book of the year. You will never tire of it -- Stephen Fry
A wonderful collection of magical missives . . . It'll have you reaching for pen and paper * * Evening Standard * *
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