London in the late forties: The spirited young writer Juliet receives an amazing letter one day. The sender is a farmer from the island of Guernsey and he accidentally buy a book which previously belonged to her.
Between the writer and the farmer the correspondence starts, and Juliet learns of an existence of a literary clubs, the islanders founded instead of heavy wartime.
The more Juliet learns about Sender and the others, the more curious she became. She decides to travel to the island. There she encounters the story of Elizabeth and their great love for a German officer. And she meets Dawsey ...
About the author and other contributors
Mary Ann Shaffer wrote her first and only novel "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" as a retired bookseller and librarian at the age of more than seventy years.
The worldwide success of her book she did not know. Annie Barrows, her niece, who has already made a name as a children's author, helped her shortly before her death to complete the novel.