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Waltham Library’s Book Club Blog » Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, 7/15/2010

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Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, 7/15/2010

St. Peter PortOn the whole, the group enjoyed learning about relatively unknown aspect of World War II, savoring the revelation of character and plot through the long-lost art of letter-writing.  Most of us had known nothing about Guernsey - except the cows.  We enjoyed the characters, although a few were skeptical about the attraction between Juliet and Dawsey.  One of our members recalls the days when letters were so precious she would read them over and over again, practically memorizing the contents.  The Potato Peel Pie Society came close to being precious, but everyone took great pleasure in it anyway.

Readers were reminded of other recommended titles:

  • Irene Nemirovsky, Suite Francaise (tells of the relationships between occupied and occupiers)
  • Island at War (2004 British TV series based on the lives of Channel Islanders during the occupation)

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