The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

by Mary Ann Shaffer,

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
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  • 9781408800485
  • 9781408803318
The beloved, life-affirming international bestseller which has sold over 5 million copies worldwide - now a major film starring Lily James, Matthew Goode, Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Courtenay and Penelope Wilton

To give them hope she must tell their story.

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.
  • Bloomsbury Publishing; May 2009
  • ISBN 9781408803318
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  • Title: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
  • Author: Mary Ann Shaffer; Annie Barrows
  • Imprint: Bloomsbury Publishing
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  • 9781408800485
  • 9781408803318

In The Press

Delightfully spirited … You'd have to be pretty hard-hearted not to fall under its spell

About The Author

Annie Barrows was an editor at Chronicle Books before becoming a full time writer. She has written several adult titles including the New York Times bestseller The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, as well as the highly acclaimed children's series Ivy and Bean and The Magic Half. Annie lives in Northern California with her husband and two daughters.

www.anniebarrows.com

Mary Ann Shaffer was born in 1934 in Martinsburg, West Virginia. She worked as an editor, a librarian and in bookshops. She became interested in Guernsey while visiting London in 1976. On a whim, she decided to fly to Guernsey but became stranded there as a heavy fog descended and no boats or planes were permitted to leave the island. As she waited for the fog to clear, she came across a book called Jersey Under the Jack-Boot, and so her fascination with the Channel Isles began. Many years later, when goaded by her own literary club to write a book, Mary Ann naturally thought of Guernsey.

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ISBNs
  • 9781408800485
  • 9781408803318