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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (First edition)

£14.99

Product description

It's January, 1946, and writer Juliet Ashton sits at her desk, vainly seeking a subject for her next book. Out of the blue, she receives a letter from one Dawsey Adams of Guernsey - by chance, he's acquired a secondhand book that once belonged to Juliet - and, spurred on by their mutual love of Charles Lamb, they begin a correspondence. When Dawsey reveals that he is a member of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Juliet's curiosity is piqued, and it's not long before she begins to hear from the other members. As the letters fly back and forth with stories of life in Guernsey under the German Occupation, Juliet soon realizes that the society is every bit as extraordinary as its name. Sustained by books and one another, the islanders have battled the bitter hardships of World War II. Juliet, entranced by their stories and their spirit, decides to visit Guernsey to meet her new friends properly. A moving tale of the power of friendship, books, and love, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society will beguile the heart and mind.
In very good condition. Tanned pages. Mark where owner's label has been removed inside front cover. Small tear on final page.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Shaffer, M.A.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2008 (First edition)
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0747589194
ISBN-13:
9780747589198
Number of pages:
243
Publisher:
Bloomsbury
Title:
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

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It's January, 1946, and writer Juliet Ashton sits at her desk, vainly seeking a subject for her next book. Out of the blue, she receives a letter from one Dawsey Adams of Guernsey - by chance, he's acquired a secondhand book that once belonged to Juliet - and, spurred on by their mutual love of Charles Lamb, they begin a correspondence. When Dawsey reveals that he is a member of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Juliet's curiosity is piqued, and it's not long before she begins to hear from the other members. As the letters fly back and forth with stories of life in Guernsey under the German Occupation, Juliet soon realizes that the society is every bit as extraordinary as its name. Sustained by books and one another, the islanders have battled the bitter hardships of World War II. Juliet, entranced by their stories and their spirit, decides to visit Guernsey to meet her new friends properly. A moving tale of the power of friendship, books, and love, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society will beguile the heart and mind.
In very good condition. Tanned pages. Mark where owner's label has been removed inside front cover. Small tear on final page.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Shaffer, M.A.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2008 (First edition)
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0747589194
ISBN-13:
9780747589198
Number of pages:
243
Publisher:
Bloomsbury
Title:
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

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