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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society By Mary Ann Shaffer, By Annie Barrows“…Then Elizabeth drew in her breath and stepped forward.  Elizabeth isn’t tall so those pistols were pointing at her eyes, but she didn’t blink.  She acted as if she didn’t see those pistols at all.  She walked up to the officer in charge and started talking.  You’ve never heard such lies. How sorry she was that we had broken curfew.  How we had been attending a meeting of the Guernsey Literary Society and the evenings discussion of ‘Elizabeth and her German Garden’ had been so delightful that we had all lost track of time.  Such a wonderful book – had he read it?”

Its 1946 and author Juliet Ashton has writers block.  Out of the blue, she receives a letter from a gentleman in Guernsey by the name of Dawsey Adams; he has a book that once belonged to her and he hoped that she would be able to shed some light on the author at he fascinated him so.

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