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The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society / Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows.

By: Shaffer, Mary Ann [author.].
Contributor(s): Barrows, Annie [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Crows Nest, New South Wales : Allen & Unwin, 2018Copyright date: ©2008Description: 265 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781760528089 (paperback); 1760528080 (paperback).Other title: Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.Subject(s): Letter writing -- Fiction | Books and reading -- Fiction | Book clubs (Discussion groups) -- Fiction | Women authors -- Fiction | Friendship -- Fiction | Channel Islands -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Fiction | Guernsey -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction.DDC classification: 813.6 Summary: It's 1946. The war is over, and Juliet Ashton has writer's block. But when she receives a letter from Dawsey Adams of Guernsey-- a total stranger living halfway across the Channel, who has come across her name written in a second hand book--she enters into a correspondence with him, and in time with all the members of the extraordinary Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Through their letters, the Society tell Juliet about life on the island, their love of books--and the long shadow cast by their time living under German occupation. Drawn into their irresistible world, Juliet sets sail for the island, changing her life forever.
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A celebration of literature, love, and the power of the human spirit, this warm, funny, tender, and thoroughly entertaining novel is the story of an English author living in the shadow of World War II and the writing project that will dramatically change her life. An international bestseller.

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It's 1946. The war is over, and Juliet Ashton has writer's block. But when she receives a letter from Dawsey Adams of Guernsey-- a total stranger living halfway across the Channel, who has come across her name written in a second hand book--she enters into a correspondence with him, and in time with all the members of the extraordinary Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Through their letters, the Society tell Juliet about life on the island, their love of books--and the long shadow cast by their time living under German occupation. Drawn into their irresistible world, Juliet sets sail for the island, changing her life forever.