La Sociedad Literaria y del Pastel de Cascara de Papa de Guernsey

La Sociedad Literaria y del Pastel de Cascara de Papa de Guernsey

Paperback Language: English / Spanish

By (author) Mary Ann Shaffer, By (author) Annie Barrows, Translated by Sandra Campos

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  • Publisher: RBA LIBROS
  • Format: Paperback | 303 pages
  • Language: English / Spanish
  • Dimensions: 142mm x 211mm x 25mm | 45g
  • Publication date: 30 April 2009
  • ISBN 10: 8498674697
  • ISBN 13: 9788498674699
  • Sales rank: 1,971,361

Product description

" I 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 friendsand what a wonderfully eccentric world it is. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Societyborn as a spur-of-the-moment alibi when its members were discovered breaking curfew by the Germans occupying their islandboasts a charming, funny, deeply human cast of characters, from pig farmers to phrenologists, literature lovers all.

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