Guernsey and potato peel society book

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guernsey and potato peel society book

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society | Annie Barrows

T he zany title of Mary Ann Shaffer's first and, alas, last novel derives from an invented book club on the island of Guernsey in the second world war. The club is invented by the resourceful character Elizabeth McKenna, who, bumping into a German patrol after curfew with a crowd of revellers, makes the society up on the spot. In reality, the tipsy party had been consuming forbidden roast pig at Amelia Maugery's. This is less a historical novel than a bibliophilic jeu d'esprit by an ex-librarian and bookseller, posthumously published, and completed by her niece Annie Barrows. A novel in letters about books, bibliophiles, publishers, authors and readers, it centres on an imagined post-occupation Guernsey. Juliet Ashton, the whimsical, intuitive heroine, is an up-and-coming writer.
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THE GUERNSEY LITERARY & POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY - Book To Screen Featurette

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

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The screenplay is based on the novel of the same name , written by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. Set in , the plot follows a London-based writer who begins exchanging letters with a resident on the island of Guernsey , which was under German occupation during World War II.
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3 COMMENTS

  1. Greta V. says:

    I wonder how the book got to Guernsey?

  2. Indalecia T. says:

    The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

  3. Jan Z. says:

    The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is a historical novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows that was published in It was turned into a movie in featuring Lily James as Juliet Ashton. The book is set in and is an epistolary novel, composed of letters.

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