Top 10 Books on Guernsey

 

Although Guernsey has wide population, there a huge amount of books that are set in Guernsey and it certainly tells a lot about the place. Authors showcase the beauty of the place. There are some of the best books on Guernsey written by some really great writers.

 

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE

The book is written with a nice blend of humour. It is a book of series of letters. The book has a plot revolving around World war II. It is one of the popular books on Guernsey.

Read it For:
This is one of the loveliest books you will ever read. The historical fiction has some great details that you are unaware of.
Don't Read it For:
The book is an okayish read and might become a little boring in the middle of the pages
What makes this book stand out?:
The plot with a nice blend of history and humour make it different from others.

THE SOLDIER’S WIFE

This is yet another historical fiction set in Guernsey. The scenario of World War II getting closer and closer to Guernsey is explained amazingly. This is one of the top 10 best-selling books on Guernsey.

Read it For:
The storyline of the novel is absolutely gorgeous which makes it must-read books.
Don't Read it For:
The language became a barrier to many of the readers
What makes this book stand out?:
It is one of the thought-provoking books.

A PLACE OF HIDING

This is one of the most popular top 10 books on Guernsey. It is a mystery fiction whose plot is set up on the murder of a Guy.

Read it For:
The book gives some amazing, thrilling experiences the author even manages to keep the secret sustained till the end of the book.
Don't Read it For:
The development of the characters were not satisfying enough to many of its readers
What makes this book stand out?:
The author created a plot with several strands and then successfully managed to create and combine them at the end of the novel.

PAPER AEROPLANES

The book is a young adult book that is contemporary fiction. It is a peculiar yet extraordinarily amazing boom. The book is constructed in a way that you feel a connection with each of the characters

Read it For:
The author has created an amazing plot, and appropriately built characters make it hard to put down the book.
Don't Read it For:
The book has some parts where the content seems a little offending.
What makes this book stand out?:
The connecting plot and an amazing storyline are what makes the book amazing.
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GREEN DOLPHIN STREET

Another historical fiction that has been amazingly written. The book gives us some amazing views of the time back then in Guernsey. It is one the best haunting love story.

Read it For:
The book takes you to a rollercoaster of emotions, and you may connect completely with the book.
Don't Read it For:
There are some instances on the book where one may feel a little bored, but otherwise it is yet another must-read book.
What makes this book stand out?:
The plot is highly addictive and it becomes hard to put down the book.

REFLECTION OF GUERNSEY

It is one of the best and wonderfully enjoyable reads which gives you the sight of wartime difficulties that were faced by Guernsey.

Read it For:
It is a must-have book if you want to have a deeper knowledge of the history of Guernsey.
Don't Read it For:
As it shows the wartime scenes, it is highly detailed, which might get a little boring sometime.
What makes this book stand out?:
The amazing writing of the Author makes the book stand out.

THE HISTORY OF GUERNSEY

This is a great work of historical artefacts. It has some great illustrations about the cultural side of Guernsey and no doubt

Read it For:
Read it to get some amazing details about the city.
Don't Read it For:
The language used in the book is very much classic and it certainly became a big barrier.
What makes this book stand out?:
The plot of the novel is amazingly different and the biographical sketches are what make the book stand out.

DOCTOR WHO: JUST WAR

It is a brilliantly constructed science fiction which is set in Guernsey. The plot showcases the wartime period where Nazis are preparing a weapon that could end the War in no time.

Read it For:
The book is an absolutely amazing read and it shows the wartime scenarios in a much different way.
Don't Read it For:
It is one of the best novels that shows world war II differently, but excessive actions disgust the readers sometimes.
What makes this book stand out?:
The different plot and storyline make the book different from other books.

THE BOOK OF LIES

This historical fiction is absolutely a must-have. The book starts with a confession of teenager about the murder of her best friend

Read it For:
The story is set back at the time of World War II but not merely about the world war.
Don't Read it For:
The book certainly lacks in giving appropriate knowledge the place.
What makes this book stand out?:
The well-written plot with a setting in 1985 and beyond that the style of the teenage journal is what makes it different.

JOEY AND PATRICIA: A REUNION IN GUERNSEY

Yet another historical fiction which is an amazing read indeed. It is a continuation of the previous book The Chalet School in Exile.

Read it For:
The story tells a part of the missing months of the previous book.
Don't Read it For:
The book is amazing but the story seems a little boring to all those who haven't read the previous book
What makes this book stand out?:
The plot is set in high school, and it gives you some great reading experience, which makes it a good read among the top 10 books on the Guernsey.

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