Check out the book, Juliet and Romeo, by David Hewson, as featured in this post from Linda’s Book Bag blog.
As an ex-English teacher who has taught Shakespeare’s version of Romeo and Juliet I am delighted to be part of the launch celebrations for a brand new retelling of the story, Juliet and Romeo, by David Hewson. Not only do I have my review of Juliet and Romeo today, but I am thrilled to have been able to ask David Hewson a little bit about the book.
Juliet and Romeo
Two young people meet: Romeo, desperate for love before being sent away to study, and Juliet facing a forced marriage to a nobleman she doesn’t know. Fate and circumstance bring them together in a desperate attempt to thwart their parents with a secret marriage.
But in a single fateful week, their intricate scheming falls terribly apart.
Shakespeare’s most well-known and well-loved play has been…
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