Entries tagged 'literature'

The following 12 entries have been tagged using the term literature. Click the titles to read the full entry in each instance.

Books set in Guernsey
Guernsey and Sark have been the settings of several books and inspiration for many others, from the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society to Victor Hugo's Toilers of the Sea.

Toilers of the Sea: a summary
Summary of the complete book on one page

Toilers of the Sea
Victor Hugo's book about Guernsey

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page
A classic of Guernsey literature

Ebenezer Le Page author GB Edwards dies
Although GB Edwards spent much of his life away from Guernsey, he wrote one of the most admired books about the island

Wombles author Liza Beresford dies
Children's author Liza Beresford moved to Alderney after developing the Wombles

Author Mary Ann Shaffer is born
Shaffer was botn in 1934 and wrote the Guernsey Literary and Potato Pie Society

Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society was published
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society book was later made into a film

Guernsey poet and painter Denys Corbet was born
Denys Corbet was a poet, painter, land valuer, parish constable and clock repairer.

Hauteville House is bequeathed to the City of Paris
Hauteville House was Victor Hugo's home during his time in exile on Guernsey.