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Author: Glenn Dixon
Publisher: Rupa Publications India (10-Feb-21)
Edition: 10-Feb-21
ISBN-13: 9789389967968
Publishing year: Rupa Publications India
No of pages: 256
Weight: 270g
Language: English
Book binding: Paperback

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An author, musician, and documentary filmmaker, GLENN DIXON has traveled through more than seventy-five countries and written for National Geographic, New York Post, The Walrus, The Globe and Mail, and Psychology Today. He holds an MA in sociolinguistics, and his second book, Tripping the World Fantastic, was short-listed for the W.O. Mitchell Literary Prize. A high school English teacher for more than twenty years, he has left that to become a full-time writer. Visit him at GlennDixon.ca or follow him on Twitter @Glenn_Dixon.

An enthralling tale of modern-day love steeped in the romantic traditions of eras past, this is a memoir that will warm your heart. Eat, pray, love meets the Rosie project in this fresh, heartwarming memoir by a man who travels to Verona and volunteers to answer letters addressed to Shakespeare Juliet, all in an attempt to heal his own heartbreak. When Glenn Dixon is spurned by love, he Packs his bags for Verona, Italy. Once there, he volunteers to answer the thousands of letters that arrive addressed to juliet?letters sent from lovelorn people all over the world to Juliet?s hometown; people who long to understand the mysteries of the human heart. Glenn?s journey takes him deep into the charming community of Verona, where he becomes involved in Unravelling the truth behind Romeo and Juliet. Did these star-crossed lovers actually exist? Why have they remained at the forefront of hearts and minds for centuries? And what can they teach us about love? When Glenn returns home to Canada and resumes his duties as an English teacher, he undertakes a lively reading of Romeo and Juliet with his students, engaging them in passions past and present. But in an intriguing reversal of fate and fortune, his students?along with an old friend?instruct the teacher on the true meaning of love, loss, and moving on.