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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Audiobook

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

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January 1946 and writer Juliet Ashton receives a letter from a man in Guernsey, who has found her name written inside a book. As they exchange letters, she is drawn into the eccentric world of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, which boasts a charming cast of characters, from pig farmers to phrenologists, literature lovers all. Captivated by their stories, she sets sail for Guernsey, and what she finds will change her forever.

©2014 Mary Ann Shaffer (P)2014 Oakhill Publishing

What the Critics Say

" ... she created a cast of Dibley-esque eccentrics who experience the privations and temptations that go with an enemy occupation, and produced a story that transports us to a gentler age, when people were kind and had time to talk about books." (The Times)

"Reminiscent of Helene Hanff’s 84 Charing Cross Road, this is a warm, funny, tender, and thoroughly entertaining celebration of the power of the written word." (Library Journal)

"Charming ... one to lift even the most cynical of spirits." (The Times)

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    "Beautiful story"

    I wasn't sure that this was my kind of book but within a couple of minutes was completely engrossed.
    Well read, superb plot and little pockets of humour here and there.
    Very sad the story has ended.

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