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They would write letters to the city officials expressing their opinions about problems. From the first pages I have been dragged instead into the words. Most of the missives talk of love, of course -love found and love lost, love sought and love remembered.

However, from the middle to the end, it beca First of all, this book is nothing like the movie. But that’s only part of the story. I fell in love with the story behind the movie. Nov 24, Karen Floyd rated it liked it Shelves: Letter’s to Juliet is a one of a kind poetic story, fit for all.

Reading this book, I am back at casa di Giulietta, walking a bit further in the narow street towards casa di Romeo which has kept all the secrecy in the marvelous building like the legend around his name has kept and passes on to each new generation. I understand that a movie has also been made about the Letters to Juliet phenomenon.

Jiliet that is just part of the story. I saw this movie as well and I just thought, ehhhh. Dear Claire, “What” and “If” are two words as non-threatening as words can be. Erika September 3, at I’m so glad you did this review. Books by Lise Friedman. Want to Read saving….


Letters To Juliet

Some were asking for dating advice; from getting an e-mail address to locating eligible men. But how can that be? Marina Fiorato book co The book begins with a literary journey through history. Jul 12, Kathryn rated it it was ok Shelves: In Verona, Italy there is a monument julidt to Juliet Capulet, its most famous resident, where thousands have flocked for over a century to pray to, talk to, touch the gravestone of, and leave letters for the iconic lady Out this month is Letters to Juliet starring Amanda Seyfried and Vanessa Redgrave.

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Bookend Diaries: Letters to Juliet by Lise Friedman, Ceil Friedman

In Verona, Italy there is a monument dedicated to Juliet Capulet, its most famous resident, where thousands have flocked for over a century to pray to, talk to, touch the gravestone of, and leave letters for the iconic lady of love. One of the first modern caretakers of Juliet’s tomb, Ettore Solimani, created a “ritial of love”.

But that is just part of the story. I figured the movie was based on a book, but I hadn’t really looked into it.

It looked kind of cheesy to me, but I would be very interested in reading the stories of the women who reply to these ‘Dear Juliet’ letters! The Guardian ‘ s Peter Bradshaw called the film “cheerfully ridiculous”, pointing out the differing accents from both Amanda Seyfried and Christopher Egan, but gave praise to Vanessa Redgrave for a “likably, if not quite intentionally mad performance. The illustrations and photos also added greatly to the experience. I enjoyed reading a sampling of actual le I requested this book from the local library after seeing the movie “Letters to Juliet” with my mom, and was not disappointed.


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. The Owls of Ga’Hoole. Have a nice weekend: Return to Book Page.

Sep 14, Jeane rated it really liked it Shelves: The Jewel of St. I loved both the novel and the movie, and highly recommend both!

Letters to Juliet

I clearly did not read the description right. Will have to watch it sometime. Towards the middle, and end, the book did get a little more interesting as the authors started to talk about the creation of the Club di Guieletta; as well as the history of such.

Ettore Solimani was given the job of caretaker to Juliet’s tomb in April of This was a cute book, mostly for the curiously true theme: Beautiful, heartwarming and dreamy. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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Jon August 20, at I’ve got some great giveaways this week. I don’t know what a fried,an like Juliet’s feels like – love to leave loved ones for, love to cross oceans for but I’d like to believe if I ever were to feel it, that I will have the courage to seize it.