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

fiction historical romance hopeful lighthearted relaxing medium-paced

257 pages | first published 2008

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"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...
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Moods

hopeful 71%
lighthearted 61%
emotional 60%
inspiring 44%
funny 42%
relaxing 25%
informative 23%
reflective 23%
adventurous 21%
sad 21%
dark 3%
challenging 2%
mysterious 2%
tense 2%

Pace

medium 64%
fast 22%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 69% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 69% | No: 17% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 55% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 61% | Yes: 23% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.16