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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Center Point Platinum Fiction)

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It's January, 1946, and London is emerging from the shadow of World War II. Author Juliet Ashton is having a terrible time finding inspiration for her next book when she gets a letter from Dawsey Adams from Guernsey, a British island that had been occupied by the Nazis. He finds her address in a used Charles Lamb volume and wonders if she might be able to help him learn more about the author. As Juliet and Dawsey exchange letters, she learns about the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a unique book club formed on the spur-of-the-moment, as an alibi to protect its members from arrest by the Germans. Captivated, Juliet sets sail for Guernsey, and what she finds there will change her life forever.

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Denise Morland, July 30, 2008 (view all comments by Denise Morland)
What a satisfying book! Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society imediately hit the most important note for me, I loved the characters! I found myself caring passionately about Juliet, Sydney, Elizabeth and all the rest. The breezy, fun style made it an easy book to fly through, but given the subject matter (WWII) this book is definately not fluff. I enjoyed reading a very different perspective and voice on the war. Using letters to tell the story helped to lighten the tone, you don't have to live through every moment of the German occupation, just the snippets that the characters choose to tell Juliet in their letters. The way once casual aquiantences pull together is heartwarming and ending had me sighing with satisfaction!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781602852693
Publisher:
Center Point Large Print
Subject:
History
Author:
Barrows, Annie
Author:
Barrows, Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie
Author:
Shaffer, Mary Ann
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
England
Subject:
Large type books
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Lte Large Print
Large Print:
Y
Series:
Center Point Platinum Fiction
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
327
Dimensions:
8.66x6.16x1.05 in. 1.15 lbs.

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Center Point Platinum Fiction)
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Product details 327 pages Center Point Large Print - English 9781602852693 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , It's January, 1946, and London is emerging from the shadow of World War II. Author Juliet Ashton is having a terrible time finding inspiration for her next book when she gets a letter from Dawsey Adams from Guernsey, a British island that had been occupied by the Nazis. He finds her address in a used Charles Lamb volume and wonders if she might be able to help him learn more about the author. As Juliet and Dawsey exchange letters, she learns about the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a unique book club formed on the spur-of-the-moment, as an alibi to protect its members from arrest by the Germans. Captivated, Juliet sets sail for Guernsey, and what she finds there will change her life forever.
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