Book vs Film: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – One Year, One Hundred BooksShe has projects in the works, including picture books and a work of fiction for adults. And she recently witnessed the best-selling book she co-authored with her aunt, Mary Ann Shaffer — called The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society — become a feature film, available to stream on Netflix starting this month. Like the novel it was based upon, the movie tells the story of a young writer, named Juliet, who finds herself exchanging letters with residents of Guernsey, an island in the English Channel still under Nazi occupation while the dust of World War II is settling. The people Juliet is corresponding with are, she discovers, members of a book club that was invented as an alibi for breaking curfew after being confronted by German soldiers. Intending to write about the eponymous literary society, Juliet travels to Guernsey but ends up finding more than just material for a book. The story behind the making of the book is super interesting to me. Can you tell me about that?
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Book Vs. Movie
Then I watched the trailer and realized many of these cast members also appeared in Downton Abbey? New features frequently added. The U. The premise had a lot of opportunities to become deeper and even more emotional.
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The letter format of the book was a bit difficult. Through the multiple perspectives of islanders, Juliet learns the story of how the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society came about? Weekly guests include everyday bloggers, and movie stars from all ppie of li. Thanks for stopping by.
You are commenting using your WordPress. During the war, I love that this movie is about a writer! Yeah, she begins to hear from them the stories of the island under German occupation! Furthermore, Guernxey wrote a column under the pseudonym Izzy Bickerstaff.
Are you ready for a little s weepy? Shaffer spent some time fogged in at the airport on the island of Guernsey which is located by the English Channel. After checking their local bookstore she found out the island was occupied by the Germans in World War 2 and she became obsessed with the idea of placing a historical fiction story based there. The novel is told in an epistolary format and features an array of intriguing characters who come together under terrible circumstances and create their own magical world. Taking place in , London-based writer Juliet Ashton is stymied on what to write after her last book was a disappointment in sales.
You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. She never got to see it. The Society members read books, argued about books. Book editor.
Taking place inLondon-based writer Juliet Ashton is stymied on what to write after her last book was a disappointment in sales. Series settings. I loved it much more than the book actually because the socety came to life apart from the letters? Upon her arrival, she quickly develops strong relationships and comes to realize that her old life in London no longer holds appeal.