Once again, I'm a little late for the party. In this instance, six years late, but who's counting? When this book was published in 2008, there was a lot of buzz about it, but I never got around to reading it. I even had the book from the library at one point but returned it unread because I didn't think I would like the format (it's written as a series of letters and telegrams) or subject matter (WWII). Wrong, wrong, wrong!
January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton is looking for her next book subject. Who could imagine that she would find it in a letter from a man she’s never met, a native of the island of Guernsey, who has come across her name written inside a book by Charles Lamb….