Join us November 16 (the 3rd Tuesday) for our quick-read play – 84, Charing Cross Road – based on the book by Helene Hanff, including:
*“for whom the bell tolls … “;
*200 ml. each flour, milk, and eggs; and
*Jackie Robinson and the team at Ebbets field.
Q: What do these have in common?
A: Real-life American book-lover (Helene Hanff) and British book-seller (Frank Doel) correspond over years about these topics and more.
Q: To what do they refer?
A: John Donne, Yorkshire pudding, and the Brooklyn Dodgers.
‘Buyer-seller’ evolve to ‘correspondents’, segue to ‘friends’, throughout WWII and beyond. Their letters expressing love of literature proves an apt choice for the Ebell Book Chamber.