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Letters of Note: Mothers
- Narrated by: Louise Brealey, Simon Callow, Benedict Cumberbatch, Carey Mulligan, Adrian Edmondson, Neil Gaiman, Toby Jones, Jude Law, Helen McCrory, Natascha McElhone, Miriam Margolyes, Juliet Stevenson, Meera Syal, Anjelica Huston
- Series: Letters of Note, Book 7
- Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
- Categories: Literature & Fiction, Memoirs, Diaries & Correspondence
A gorgeous collection of letters about mothers and motherhood, curated by the founder of the globally popular Letters of Note website.
The first volume in the best-selling Letters of Note series was a collection of hundreds of the world's most entertaining, inspiring, and unusual letters, based on the seismically popular website of the same name - an online museum of correspondence visited by over 70 million people.
From Virginia Woolf's heartbreaking suicide letter, to Queen Elizabeth II's recipe for drop scones sent to President Eisenhower; from the first recorded use of the expression OMG in a letter to Winston Churchill, to Gandhi's appeal for calm to Hitler; and from Iggy Pop's beautiful letter of advice to a troubled young fan, to Leonardo da Vinci's remarkable job-application letter.
Now, the curator of Letters of Note, Shaun Usher, gives us wonderful new volumes featuring letters organized around a universal theme.
In this volume, Shaun Usher turns his attention to mothers and motherhood. Featuring letters as read by: Louise Brealey, Simon Callow, Crystal Clarke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Adrian Edmondson, Neil Gaiman, Toby Jones, Ferdinand Kingsley, Jude Law, Helen McCrory, Natascha McElhone, Miriam Margolyes, Clarke Peters, Juliet Stevenson, and Meera Syal. Includes bonus performances by Carey Mulligan and Anjelica Huston.