Part 1, February 3-4 Summary
In a letter to Dawsey Adams, Ashton thanks him for telling her the story about the roast pig but reminds him that she asked three questions and would still like him to answer. She wants to know more about the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie society, because of personal curiosity and the professional habit of prying into the unknown.
Ashton tells Adams she wrote a weekly column for the Spectator during the war; after the war, Stephens & Stark compiled the columns and published them in a volume entitled Izzy Bickerstaff Goes to War. The magazine chose her pseudonym, and she is thankful she can now write under her own name. Ashton would like to write a book, but she is having trouble...
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