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

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Annie Barrows, Mary Ann Shaffer

290 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

fiction historical romance emotional hopeful lighthearted medium-paced

Description

"I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers."January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton is ...

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Moods

hopeful 70%
emotional 63%
lighthearted 56%
funny 44%
inspiring 42%
reflective 29%
sad 24%
relaxing 22%
informative 21%
adventurous 19%
dark 3%
mysterious 3%
challenging 2%

Pace

medium 61%
fast 24%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 68% | A mix: 26% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 68% | No: 17% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 1% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 54% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 66% | Yes: 18% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.16

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