One man’s search for love and the elusive cure for heartbreak is a fresh, heartwarming memoir by a man who travels to Verona and volunteers to answer letters addressed to Juliette in an attempt to understand heartbreak.
Captivating from the start, when Glenn Dion is spurned by love, he packs his bags for Verona, Italy as the lone male secretary. Romeo and Juliet a story about “star-crossed lovers” which in this story follows an undelivered letter as a key plot point. A letter that could have changed a life. Our main character, Glenn doles out advice but discovers that he still has much to learn about love, heartbreak, and the real story of Romeo and Juliet.
This is a lovely book about the real life people who answer the letters to Juliet in Verona; and a memoir of heartbreak and finding love. If you are a fan of Romeo and Juliet, or an Eat Pray Love type of memoir or an armchair traveler this book is for you.
This book is a sweet read with a slight twist in the end if you were not paying attention. If you are tempted to check out Verona, a list is provided on the best places to visit. There is also a list of questions for further discussion with a book club or self-study.
I enjoyed reading this quick read and received a copy of eBook from Net Galley and Gallery Books Publisher for my review.