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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Author(s): Mary Ann Shaffer

Location(s): Guernsey

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1946

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1946 and the book forms a series of letters, mainly to and from the central character, Juliet Ashton, who is a successful writer and who becomes involved with a group of people on Guernsey who have lived through the German Occupation in WW2. Human foibles and traits and virtues abound in this beautiful book

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A warm and sensitive read, and informative about the Nazi occupation of the Channel Islands. J M Passmore

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021