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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: Mary Ann Shaffer.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: Mary Ann Shaffer.
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ISBN 9781741768534
Author Shaffer, Mary Ann
Title The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society [electronic resource] / Mary Ann Shaffer.
Publisher/Date [Crows Nest, N.S.W.] : Allen & Unwin, 2009.
Pagination etc. 1 online resource.
Contents note Downloadable eBook.
Summary Note A moving tale of post-war friendship, love and books, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is a captivating and completely irresistible novel of enormous depth and heart. It's 1946, and as Juliet Ashton sits at her desk in her Chelsea flat, she is stumped. A writer of witty newspaper columns during the war, she can't think of what to write next. Out of the blue, she receives a letter from one Dawsey Adams of Guernsey - by chance he's acquired a book Juliet once owned - and, emboldened by their mutual love of books, they begin a correspondence. Dawsey is a member of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, and it's not long before the rest of the members write to Juliet - including the gawky Isola, who makes home-made potions, Eben, the fisherman who loves Shakespeare, and Will Thisbee, rag-and-bone man and chef of the famous potato peel pie. As letters fly back and forth, Juliet comes to know the extraordinary personalities of the Society and their lives under the German occupation of the island. Entranced by their stories, Juliet decides to visit the island to meet them properly - and unwittingly turns her life upside down.
Subject Letter writing -- Fiction
Women authors -- Fiction
Book clubs (Discussion groups) -- Fiction
Friendship -- Fiction
Channel Islands -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Fiction
Guernsey (Channel Islands) -- Fiction
Electronic books.
Added Author Barrows, Annie author
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