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The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street Book Review Summary

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Not as good as its predecessor, this sequel to 84 Charing Cross Road tells of Helen's adventure once she finally gets to see London, and her spiritual quest that is met while she is there. Written as a diary, she talks of the places she visits and the people she meets. Just as charming and funny as her first book, this book lacks warmth of a relationship that her first book had. Still, lovers of the first book will be overjoyed that there is this sequel to turn to so they can see what happens to Helene next. Takes only about an hour to read, and is a lot of fun.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Life of a profession:    -   writer Culture clash?    -   visiting a culture in other country Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Outside culture (society)    -   European Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes Woman's story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   9 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   little dialog

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