The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society

Mary Ann Shaffer's novel set in the aftermath of WWII.

Read by: Emilia Fox, Ben Crowe, Stewart Clapp, Sian Thomas, Jim Norton,

Clare Corbett, Ann Beach.

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0120090126

Mary Ann Shaffer's novel set in the aftermath of WWII.

Read by: Emilia Fox, Ben Crowe, Stewart Clapp, Sian Thomas, Jim Norton,

Clare Corbett, Ann Beach.Writer and columnist Juliet Ashton's passion for reading leads to a correspondence with the members of a Guernsey book club who were sustained throughout the German occupation by the books they read and the friendships they formed.

A writer corresponds with the members of a Guernsey book club after WWII.

02*20090127

Juliet's literary tour is interrupted by a clash with a journalist who is determined to create a story out of her brief wartime engagement.

In the meantime, she receives a letter from a Guernsey farmer, named Dawsey Adams, who found her name and address in a secondhand book.

03*20090128

Juliet Ashton is commissioned to write an article exploring the benefits and pleasures of reading, and hopes to recount some of the adventures of the Guernsey Literary Society that she has been hearing about in letters from Dawsey Adams.

In the meantime, a glamorous American publisher arrives in London and besieges her with flowers.

04*20090129

The members of the book club learn of Juliet's interest in them and their wartime experiences, and their letters begin to reach her Chelsea flat.

05*20090130

Stewart Clapp, Sian Thomas, Emilia Fox and Ben Crowe read from Mary Ann Shaffer's novel, set in the aftermath of Second World War.

Wealthy American publisher Markham V Reynolds continues to wine and dine Juliet around London.

At the same time, her correspondents in Guernsey grow in number and she begins to learn more about Elizabeth McKenna, the charismatic figure who brought them all together.

Juliet learns more about the woman who brought the members of the book club together.

0620090202

Stewart Clapp, Jim Norton, Emilia Fox, Ann Beach and Ben Crowe read from Mary Ann Shaffer's novel set in the aftermath of WWII.

While being wooed by handsome American publisher Markham Reynolds, Juliet continues her correspondence with the members of the Guernsey book club and is drawn further into their world and the stories of their wartime lives.

Juliet's correspondence with the Guernsey book club draws her further into their world.

07*20090203

Emilia Fox and Clare Corbett read from Mary Ann Shaffer's novel, set in the aftermath of the Second World War.

Juliet stalls a proposal from Markham Reynolds.

In pursuit of her interest in the story of their reading group, she decides to visit her friends in Guernsey.

Juliet stalls a proposal from Markham Reynolds and visits her friends in Guernsey.

08*20090204

Sian Thomas, Emilia Fox, Ben Crowe and Ann Beach read from Mary Ann Shaffer's novel, set in the aftermath of the Second World War.

Remy Giraud's letter bearing the news that Elizabeth McKenna was executed in Ravensbruck reaches Guernsey, so Amelia and Dawsey decide to visit Remy in France.

Having heard of the execution of Elizabeth McKenna, Amelia and Dawsey visit Remy Giraud.

0920090205

Juliet has finally made it clear that she has no intention of marrying Markham Reynolds, and continues to live in Elizabeth's old home and look after her daughter, Kit.

Stewart Clapp, Emilia Fox and Ben Crowe read from Mary Ann Shaffer's novel, set in the aftermath of the Second World War.

Juliet continues to live in Elizabeth's old home and look after her daughter, Kit.

10 LAST20090206

Juliet grows increasingly fond of Elizabeth's young daughter, Kit, and Isola decides to combine the role of Miss Marple with that of Cupid.

Emilia Fox and Ann Beach read from Mary Ann Shaffer's novel, set in the aftermath of the Second World War.

Isola decides to combine the role of Miss Marple with that of Cupid.