The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Part 2, August 9 Summary

Mary Ann Shaffer

Part 2, August 9 Summary

In a letter to her friend Sophie, Ashton sends her congratulations on the news that Sophie is pregnant. She hopes Sophie will not suffer much morning sickness, and though she knows Sophie does not care if the baby is a boy or a girl, Ashton is hoping for a little girl to spoil. She has already begun knitting a tiny pink matinee jacket for her. Ashton made the mistake of telling Pribby the news; Sophie may soon be receiving a bottle of Pribby’s Pre-Birthing Tonic. Ashton begs her friend not to drink the potion—or to throw it away anywhere the dogs might find it. Though it is not likely to contain anything poisonous, she does not want Sophie to take any chances.

All of Sophie’s questions about Adams should be asked...

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