The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

by

Ann Shaffer

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Sidney's first named secretary. She's very proper, though this often crosses the line into outright rudeness. She also takes Sidney's confidentiality seriously; she's initially unwilling to tell Juliet where Sidney is when he goes to Australia. Neither Juliet nor Susan like her and both advise Sidney to fire her upon his return.
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Miss Tilley Character Timeline in The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

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Part One, 21st-26th February, 1946
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...sends a longer letter explaining that she went to Sidney's office, met with Sidney's secretary, Miss Tilley , and discovered that he left for Australia. Miss Tilley coolly promised to forward letters.... (full context)
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Juliet says she liked Sidney's old secretary better than Miss Tilley , and explains that she met Mark Reynolds. She says that Mark is perfectly fine... (full context)
Part One, 11th April, 1946
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...him. In other news, various employees are running amok and she advises that Sidney fire Miss Tilley . She also mentions that she's seen Juliet and Mark out on a date. It... (full context)