The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie SocietyBook - 2008
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This is a lovely book told in the form of letters. The subject is World War II and the stories about the character's experiences are touching, difficult and show immense courage. Overall the book is a treat and leaves you feeling full of hope and wanting to meet the characters of Guernsey and bey... Read More »
LoganLib_Phoebe May 07, 2018
A bright beautiful, page turner of a book that explores the experiences of the people who lived on the Channel Islands under Nazi occupation.
A writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.
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"That's what I love about reading: one tiny thing will interest you in a book, and that tiny thing will lead you to another book, and another bit there will lead you onto a third book. It's geometrically progressive - all with no end in sight, and for no other reason than sheer enjoyment."
— Mary Ann Shaffer (The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society)
“That’s what I love about reading: one tiny thing will interest you in a book, and that tiny thing will lead you onto another book, and another bit there will lead you onto a third book. It’s geometrically progressive—all with no end in sight, and for no other reason than sheer enjoyment.”
― Mary Ann Shaffer, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
"There wasn't a one of them who truly loved literature. Because that's what my cookery book was - sheer poetry in a pan." - Clara Saussey
"Men are more interesting in books than they are in real life." - Isola Pribby
“I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some secret sort of homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers.”
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