Guernsey Literary Potato Society - £1.97 now for Kindle. Worth a read?

(15 Posts)

Ok, an almost unanimous yes then! Thanks, I've bought it - not that much to lose for £1.97 anyway....

leelteloo Wed 03-Apr-13 21:51:39

Love love loved this book. grin

anonymosity Wed 03-Apr-13 21:46:26

I agree with Starfield on this one. There's a lot of subtlety to it.

KindleMum Wed 03-Apr-13 21:06:12

I adored it.

allagory Wed 03-Apr-13 20:58:47

Didn't like it much. There was no depth. Too cosy and predictable

starfield Wed 03-Apr-13 20:49:03

I loved it. It's deeper and more skilfully crafted than some posters seem to realise. But very cosy.

ClaraBean Wed 03-Apr-13 20:00:36

Definitely. I really loved this, a nice light read, but a lovely story.

Cherrypi Wed 03-Apr-13 18:55:47

I loved this as did my mum and gran.

anonymosity Wed 03-Apr-13 18:07:55

Yes definitely. And I'm going to download it. The copy I read 2 yrs ago was from the library and I've missed it ever since!

Likesshinythings Wed 03-Apr-13 16:52:45

Another "yes" here. In fact may go and download it myself so that I can re-read it (I have been unable to do this having leant my "hard" copy to DM who is notorious for then passing books on to all and sundry instead of back to their original owner, grrrr!)

AViewfromtheFridge Wed 03-Apr-13 16:45:24

Yes! Yes! And thrice yes! Loved it.

PaddingtonBearsDuffleCoat Wed 03-Apr-13 16:44:35

I read this last month and loved it. It is light but you learn a lot about Guernsey during WWII. Agree about the style sometimes being annoying but you get used to it.

CitrusyOne Wed 03-Apr-13 16:24:48

I agree- definitely worth a read- I remember really enjoying it. One of those books where you can't really find anything else like it.

ThePskettiIncident Wed 03-Apr-13 16:22:18

Yes. It's a lovely little book. Easy to read and good story. Not anything high powered or meaty, but very good book to get lost in.

It's written as letters which can be annoying, but suited the narrative.

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