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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Dear Mary Ann Shaffer,I recently read your book The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society It brought a few questions to my mind.Juliet writes in one of her lettersDear Sidney, What an inspired present you sent kit red satin tap shoes covered with sequins Didn t Sidney know what present he had sent If you had to resort to sentences like these to speak what you wanted to, didn t you realize that the letter format and your writing didn t go well together Learning from your bad exam Dear Mary Ann Shaffer,I recently read your book The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society It brought a few questions to my mind.Juliet writes in one of her lettersDear Sidney, What an inspired present you sent kit red satin tap shoes covered with sequins Didn t Sidney know what present he had sent If you had to resort to sentences like these to speak what you wanted to, didn t you realize that the letter format and your writing didn t go well together Learning from your bad example, I will quit trying to be fancy, stop this letter here and write a regular review.A Reader Spoiler Alert Novel written in epistolary format Set in post WWII England.1946.Juliet is a 30 something writer living in London She is like this perfect human being who is universally loved The only people who dislike even the smallest thing about her are the evil p I m in favor of pig farmers as romantic leads parrots named Zenobia who eat cuckoo clocks women who do the askingI m not in favor of strong silent types as romantic leads adorable children parrots gettingpage time than goats Once again I find myself reading ten pages of a book which is meant to be great and wondering why it is just rubbish I was meant to read this for a book club but it was about as palatable as a potato peel pie so I spat it out uneaten.Now, I m sure there are American authors who can write in an authentic British voice no one springs to mind, and Elizabeth George is terrible at it but at least her plot is not clunky but Mary Ann Shaffer isn t one of them.This book has an epistolary plot that Once again I find myself reading ten pages of a book which is meant to be great and wondering why it is just rubbish I was meant to read this for a book club but it was about as palatable as a potato peel pie so I spat it out uneaten.Now, I m sure there are American authors who can write in an authentic British voice no one springs to mind, and Elizabeth George is terrible at it but at least her plot is not clunky but Mary Ann Shaffer isn t one of them.This book has an epistolary plot that just goes clunk clunk clunk.Firstly, it is set in London in 1946 where we meet a fairly posh author who, rather than using the polite and rather stilted language that people used in 1946 sounds like Se Gush, gush, gush, gush, gush, gush, gush GUSH So yes, clearly I loved this book.I think the only person I wouldn t recommend this book to is one of those people who only read meaty tomes that might give regular people a brain embolism while they re trying to make sense of the 17 different layers of subconscious meaning I d also hesitate from recommending this book to most men However, if you have the ability to find joy and delight in the simple pleasures of a feel good book, you too m Gush, gush, gush, gush, gush, gush, gush GUSH So yes, clearly I loved this book.I think the only person I wouldn t recommend this book to is one of those people who only read meaty tomes that might give regular people a brain embolism while they re trying to make sense of the 17 different layers of subconscious meaning I d also hesitate from recommending this book to most men However, if you have the ability to find joy and delight in the simple pleasures of a feel good book, you too might fall in love with this story The book is written entirely in an epistolary format, con Real dyed in the wool readers can t lie Our faces always give us away A raised brow or a curled lip means that it s a poor excuse for a book, and the clever customers ask for recommendation instead, whereupon we frog march them over to a particular volume and command them to read it Following an exciting April, I chose to start May with a focus oncontemporary, approachable reads that are simple but rich in themes focusing on the relationships within a family, within the members ofReal dyed in the wool readers can t lie Our faces always give us away A raised brow or a curled lip means that it s a poor excuse for a book, and the clever customers ask for recommendation instead, whereupon we frog march them over to a particular volume and command them to read it Following an exciting April, I chose to start May with a focus oncontemporary, approachable reads that are simple but rich in themes focusing on the relationships within a family, within the members o I loved this book it s on my favorites shelf So obviously I recommend it In my March 2018 buddy read with Trish which kind of disintegrated because she raced ahead and finished the whole book in like one day p I was impressed with how well the authors melded actual historical facts about the island of Guernsey during WWII, and people s wartime experiences, with the novel s storyline I could see the seams a little interesting true stories and anecdotes tend to show up in the book as rand I loved this book it s on my favorites shelf So obviously I recommend it In my March 2018 buddy read with Trish which kind of disintegrated because she raced ahead and finished the whole book in like one day p I was impressed with how well the authors melded actual historical facts about the island of Guernsey during WWII, and people s wartime experiences, with the novel 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE ON NETFLIX A Remarkable Tale Of The Island Of Guernsey During The German Occupation, And Of A Society As Extraordinary As Its NameI Wonder How The Book Got To Guernsey Perhaps There Is Some Sort Of Secret Homing Instinct In Books That Brings Them To Their Perfect Readers January 1946 London Is Emerging From The Shadow Of The Second World War, And Writer Juliet Ashton Is Looking For Her Next Book Subject Who Could Imagine That She Would Find It In A Letter From A Man She S Never Met, A Native Of The Island Of Guernsey, Who Has Come Across Her Name Written Inside A Book By Charles Lamb As Juliet And Her New Correspondent Exchange Letters, Juliet Is Drawn Into The World Of This Man And His Friends And What A Wonderfully Eccentric World It Is The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society Born As A Spur Of The Moment Alibi When Its Members Were Discovered Breaking Curfew By The Germans Occupying Their Island Boasts A Charming, Funny, Deeply Human Cast Of Characters, From Pig Farmers To Phrenologists, Literature Lovers All.Juliet Begins A Remarkable Correspondence With The Society S Members, Learning About Their Island, Their Taste In Books, And The Impact The Recent German Occupation Has Had On Their Lives Captivated By Their Stories, She Sets Sail For Guernsey, And What She Finds Will Change Her Forever.Written With Warmth And Humor As A Series Of Letters, This Novel Is A Celebration Of The Written Word In All Its Guises And Of Finding Connection In The Most Surprising Ways. This was one of the lovliest books I have ever read I have read many books and seen many movies about World War II, but this one was the best It was so real I felt like I knew the characters and I wanted to run over to Guernsey to meet them in person The stories about their experiences were so touching, not just because they were hard, but because the people were so brave Horrible things happened to them, but I didn t feel traumatized reading about them I felt uplifted at their endurance a This was one of the lovliest books I have ever read I have read many book Update 8 13 2018Just saw the movie adaptation Very faithful to the book, if not in plot can t remember details 7 years later , certainly in tone Saccharine and especially annoying in its watered down portrayal of Nazi occupation Suffering lite The words that immediately come to mind when I think of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society are nice, cute and, unfortunately, hokey ishI certainly understand its popularity 4 most popular book of 2007 on Goodreads There is a dis Update 8 13 2018Just saw the movie adaptation Very faithful to the book, if not in plot can t remember details 7 years later , certainly in tone Saccharine and especially annoying in its watered down portrayal of Nazi occupation Suffering lite The words that immediately come to mind when I think of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society are nice, I won an ARC of this book either from the NYer or from the publisher I forget which, as it s been sitting around for a while.This epistolary novel is something I should have loved I generally like novels in letters, it s almost like peering into lighted windows at night as you pass, sewing the bits of life seen there into a coherent whole.It s fun, this book, in its witty comments, sort of the way I wish I could talk all the time Yet, about halfway through it began to pale Everybody in the b I won an ARC of this book either from the NYer or from the publisher I forget which, as it s been sitting around for a while.This epistolary novel is something I should have loved I generally like novels in letters, it s almost like peering into lighted windows at night as you pass, sewing the bits of life seen there into a coherent whole.It s fun, this book, in its witty comments, sort of the way I wish I could talk all the time Yet, about halfway through it began to pale Everybody in the book writes witty letters, but they are all witty in much the same way The authors have taken pains to write clearly different characters, but their manner of writing letters boils them down to the same soup.I also began to tire of all these characters who are characters As in, Isn t he a character Just to


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