Download Juliet's Nurse PDF by Lois Leveen

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Juliet's Nurse

An enthralling new telling of Shakespeare s Romeo and Juliet told from the perspective of Juliet s nurse.In Verona, a city ravaged by plague and political rivalries, a mother mourning the death of her day old infant enters the household of the powerful Cappelletti family to become the wet nurse to their newborn baby As she serves her beloved Juliet over the next fourteen An enthralling new telling of Shakespeare s Romeo and Juliet told from the perspective of Juliet s nurse.In Verona, a city ravaged by plague and political rivalries, a mother mourning the death of her day old infant enters the household of the powerful Cappelletti family to become the wet nurse to their newborn baby As she serves her beloved Juliet over the next fourteen years, the nurse learns the Cappellettis darkest secrets Those secrets and the nurse s deep personal grief erupt across five momentous days of love and loss that destroy a daughter, and a family.By turns sensual, tragic, and comic, Juliet s Nurse gives voice to one of literature s most memorable and distinctive characters, a woman who was both insider and outsider among Verona s wealthy ruling class Exploring the romance and intrigue of interwoven loyalties, rivalries, jealousies, and losses only hinted at in Shakespeare s play, this is a never before heard tale of the deepest love in Verona the love between a grieving woman and the precious child of her heart.In the tradition of Sarah Dunant, Philippa Gregory, and Geraldine Brooks, Juliet s Nurse is a rich prequel that reimagines the world s most cherished tale of love and loss, suffering and survival

Title : Juliet's Nurse
Author :  Lois Leveen
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Isbn : 1476757445
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 384 pages

Rating: 4.5

Reviewer: 9411 Reviews