The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

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SYNOPSIS It's 1946 and author Juliet Ashton can't think what to write next. Out of the blue, she receives a letter from Dawsey Adams of Guernsey - by chance, he's acquired a book that once belonged to her - and, spurred on by their mutual love of reading, they begin a correspondence. When Dawsey reveals … Continue reading The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

The Marriage Plot – Jeffrey Eugenides

Brown University, 1982. Madeleine Hanna, dutiful English student and incurable romantic, is writing her thesis on Jane Austen and George Eliot - authors of the great marriage plots. As Madeleine studies the age-old motivations of the human heart, real life, in the form of two very different men, intervenes.. Another coming of age novel from … Continue reading The Marriage Plot – Jeffrey Eugenides