A correspondence begins between Juliet Ashton and members of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, with them sharing their experiences of Nazi Occupied Guernsey. When an idea for a book catches Juliet she goes to visit the island, making lifelong friends and taking life changing steps along the way. This book is told by way of letters and as the reader, you become enchanted by the writers of them and the love Juliet comes to feel for each of the Islanders; Dawsey, Amelia, Isola, Eben, Kit and Elizabeth. A beautiful story of love, friendship and the sadness of friends lost.
Did You Know?
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is a historical novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows that was published in 2008. The novel is set in 1946 and is composed of letters written from one character to another. See more
Near the end of the film Mark pours Juliet and himself a glass of champagne. After they have spoken he gets up and leaves the table. When he returns for the bottle, the glasses, which were still full, have emptied. See more
The Guernsey literary and potato-peel pie society. Crikey, that's quite a mouthful.
During the end titles we hear bits of presentations at the society gatherings. See more
Written by Carl Faust
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