This month Literary Lunch is reading The Guernsey Literary and Potato
Peel Pie Society
by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Burrows.
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 she could 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, she discovers the Guernsey Literary and
Potato Peel Pie Society, born as a spur-of-the-moment alibi when its
members were discovered breaking curfew by the Germans occupying their
If you'd like to join us, please RSVP to Kay!