The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Schaffer and Annie Barrows
After a brief moment of annoyance at the beginning of this epistolary novel when I thought I might not finish it, I picked it up again and devoured it in a couple of days. It's lovely: funny and moving and informative about the German Occupation of Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands between England and France, during World War II. I loved it.
I found even the Wikipedia article about Guernsey to be very interesting, and it mentions some of the same events: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GuernseyReplyDelete