The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Part 2, July 17 Summary

Mary Ann Shaffer

Part 2, July 17 Summary

While McKenna did not keep a diary, Ashton writes Stark, she drew during the Occupation until she ran out of paper and pencils. Ashton found some of McKenna’s sketches stuffed into a large art folio, including many quick sketches of her friends which seem like marvelous portraits to Ashton. While she was looking at them one day, Maugery stopped for a visit, and they discovered several large sheets of paper covered with sketches of Kit. McKenna captured many of the little things all babies do, such as being delighted at their own spit bubbles or hypnotized by their own toes. Though other mothers must look at their children with such an intense focus, McKenna immortalized it on paper.

They also found a sketch of a...

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