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People have been writing letters to Juliet in Verona, Italy for decades seeking advice on love and love lost.

Frequently addressed simply, “Juliet, Verona,” all of these letters reach their destination and, amazingly enough, all of them receive an answer. You will also like the sample letters. It seems designed to sell something–a few things frisdman the book as a whole is an appealing one in that it grounds the story of Romeo and Juliet in a sense of reality both temporally and geographically, and provides it a literary context. This is actually a non-fiction book telling the actual story behind all those people who over decades have been responding to letters coming from everywhere around the globe.

Leters was directly related to a class I was taking at the moment in Verona so I was doubly interested. My Book Club Pick. Well, there you are wrong. You have an absolutely lovely blog! I have always loved the story of Romeo and Juliet – a powerful love that cannot be forget. The lettersthe historythe hope that appear on the pages of the book were wonderful to read and surprisingly didn’t feel intrusive. It is their story that is so engaging to me.


Letters To Juliet

It’s a breathtaking story for love and loss. Also, the book looks cool: Julie P August 19, at So this book was neither novelized from movie nor the movie was made from this book. Inspired Kathy September 9, at 7: It was such a heart rending moment when the letter were being answered and I thought to myself what a wonderful way to help fulfill someones life, and and exciting way to get answers to the questions often asked.

They went on a long journey together to find her one ‘true love’. Letters to Juliet received mixed reviews from critics. Casey The Bookish Type.

Girl Who Played with Fire, The. During their meetings, the men would cook dinner and have lengthy debates and performances. Dec 10, Monica rated it really liked it Shelves: Retrieved May 22, I wanted more info on The Juliet Club.

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Retrieved July 1, At the age of 67, he had to retire at the state mandated age. I really want to read the book now after your review.

I find it bizarre bu The romance of the story made Letters to Juliet one of my favourite froedman of all time but the part that always interested me the most was the story of the secretaries of Juliet who answer all the letters addressed to Shakespeare’s most iconic heroine. Newer Post Older Post Home. Stewart, Tabori and Chang, Just finished this exquisite read. New To My Book Shelf. Kathy I Am A Reader. To view it, click here.


I fell in love with the story behind the movie. It was amazing how these women and some men dedicate their time answering thousands iuliet letters from all over the world, hoping to get a glimpse of hope from “Juliet herself”, despite knowing that the person who responded was not really Juliet. I primarily read fiction of all, kids lit with my daughterswomen’s lit chick-lit but my blog has a little of everything else too!

Letters To Juliet by Friedman, Lise; Friedman, Ceil

No women could be in attendance when they met every two weeks. I’ve passed on a little blog award to you. I had no idea people wrote letters to Juliet all these years. Have a lovely weekend!

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