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[A] wonderful treasure trove of a book [...] Is there anyone who wouldn’t find something in these letters to delight or surprise or astonish them, to make them gasp, or laugh, or cry?

Mail on Sunday

The highly-anticipated second volume of Letters of Note, overflowing with letters deserving of a wider audience.

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Lists of Note


Lists of Note: 1. Splendid. 2. Addictive. 3. Sumptuously produced with interesting photos and facsimiles of actual lists.

The Independent

An irresistibly readable and richly illustrated assortment of intriguing lists from throughout the ages.

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Letters of Note


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 sumptuous, internationally bestselling collection of history’s most entertaining, inspiring and unusual letters.

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