The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Part 2, August 1 Summary

Mary Ann Shaffer

Part 2, August 1 Summary

Ashton writes to Stark, telling him that Remy Giraud has arrived in Guernsey. She is a tiny thing with short black hair and eyes that are nearly black. Ashton thought Giraud might look wounded, but all she has is a slight limp which just looks like a slight hesitancy in her walk. Despite that, Giraud is no waif. Up close, she has an intensity in her eyes which is unnerving; she is not cold or unfriendly, but she is reserved and seems to be a bit removed from the realities of daily life. Given her experiences, Ashton does not find this surprising.

Everything changes when Giraud is with Kit. At first she simply followed the girl with her eyes and did not talk to her; however, things changed when Kit offered to teach...

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