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This is a wonderful story written as letters to and from multiple people with one main author. I loved the format and the characters. Read morePublished 15 hours ago by golfmkm
This is a "correspondence" book. The story is told through letters. I loved it!! Hated for it to end. If you like period pieces, you will enjoy this WWII and post war book.Published 23 hours ago by B. Robison
Very good read. Has it all. History, humor, romance, and good ending. Loved the different format this book was written in. Interesting to read in letter form. Read morePublished 1 day ago by JenC
It's hard for me to write book reviews, so I apologize in advance for my very humble thoughts. I loved the book. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Merry S. Faith
Terrible book...reads like a joke. Many letters sound like the same person wrote them. The islanders are all precious and perfect. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Alias Reader
Brilliant, true story of the courage of the Geurnsey Islanders when their isle was occupied by the Nazis in WWII. A testament to the human spirit in the face of evil.Published 1 day ago by Deborah
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|Books relating to the Channel Islands||
I recently read an Elizabeth George mystery novel that takes place on Guernsey. It's titled a Place of Hiding, and I read it because it because 1) I enjoy most Elizabeth George mysteries, and 2) because it took place on Guernsey.
May 26, 2009 by Amazon Customer | See all 8 posts
|Love Guernsey, love The Book Thief; pls recommend others||
You might enjoy 'The Little Book' by Selden Edwards. It covers a much longer period than just WWII, but is the type of book you might enjoy given the two you have named. 'Those Who Save Us' by Jenna Blum is a must-read, as is Ian McEwan's 'Atonement' (skip the movie). 'My French Whore' by... Read More
Apr 28, 2009 by Mr. B. J. Myers | See all 46 posts
|Potato Peel Pie Recipe? ? ?||
Here's some links I've found of Potato Peel Pies recipes that people have created themselves- Some seem pretty good!!!
Jun 8, 2009 by BM | See all 8 posts
|WWII History of Channel Islands||
Yes! I read The Model Occupation by Madeleine Bunting and loved it. It is non-fiction and covers the Channel Islands under German occupation from 1940-45. Don't miss it.
Sep 14, 2009 by Judith H. Scott | See all 2 posts
|similar book published in 1960s???||
This sounds like Appointment with Venus by Jerrard Tickell.
Feb 6, 2015 by Sun Daughter Press | See all 2 posts
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