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Mary Ann Shaffer
Mary Ann Shaffer who passed away in February 2008, worked as an editor, librarian, and in bookshops. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society was her first novel. show more

Mary Ann Shaffer who passed away in February 2008, worked as an editor, librarian, and in bookshops. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society was her first novel.
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Birth date: January 01, 1934
Died: February 01, 2008
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Mary's Books rated it 2 weeks ago
I had found the movie version of this book and loved it. Then I found out, there is a book! I then began the process of borrowing the book from the library. Now, I have a tablet and a Kindle. I found out that if you borrow a bunch of books and then turn off your Kindle's wifi you can keep the books ...
Anna's Bibliotheca
Anna's Bibliotheca rated it 3 months ago
Book blurb: The war is over. Juliet Ashton is grappling with writer's block when she receives a letter from Dawsey Adams of Guernsey - a total stranger living halfway across the Channel, who has come across her name written in a second-hand book. Juliet begins writing to Dawsey, and in time to every...
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it 9 months ago
I struck gold because I didn't think I'd fall so deeply in love with a book so quickly after finishing up The American Way of Death Revisited but then along cameThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows & Mary Ann Shaffer. GUYS. This book was a joy to read from start to fini...
fromfirstpagetolast
fromfirstpagetolast rated it 11 months ago
When Juliet Ashton receives a letter from Dawsey Adams on Guernsey she thinks it a friendly and welcome piece of correspondence. She writes back, unaware that doing so will spark an idea to circumvent her writer’s block, set up many new correspondences, introduce her to The Guernsey Literary and Pot...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it 2 years ago
I don't really remember liking this book when I first read it (I didn't dislike it either though). I do remember distinctly thinking Dawsey was a 70-year-old man. Spoilers (but not really), he's not and this time around I caught all the references to how he's not 70 years old. But his character real...
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