By Shaun Usher
Extra Letters of word is one other wealthy and encouraging assortment, which reminds us that a lot of what concerns in our lives reveals its means into our letters.
These letters carry an identical mixture of the heartfelt, the traditionally major, the tragic, the comedian and the unforeseen. notice Richard Burton's farewell word to Elizabeth Taylor, Helen Keller's letter to the recent York Symphony Orchestra approximately 'hearing' their live performance via her arms, the ultimate missives from a doomed Japan airways flight in 1985, David Bowie's reaction to his first piece of fan mail from the United States or even Albus Dumbledore writing to a reader employing for the placement of Defence opposed to the darkish Arts Professor at Hogwarts.
Including letters from:
Jane Austen, Richard Burton, Helen Keller, Alan Turing, Albus Dumbledore, Eleanor Roosevelt, Henry James, Sylvia Plath, John Lennon, Gerald Durrell, Janis Joplin, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Janis Joplin, Hunter S. Thompson, C. G. Jung, Katherine Mansfield, Marge Simpson, David Bowie, Dorothy Parker, Buckminster Fuller, Beatrix Potter, Che Guevara, Evelyn Waugh, Charlotte Brontë and lots of extra.
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