Juliets Nurse: A Novel

Juliet's Nurse: A Novel

Synopsis

The International Bestseller

“Lois Leveen’s richly detailed, fascinating novel offers a wholly original and intriguing take on one of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays” (New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini).

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.

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Chapters

  • JulietsNurse 01 Title
    Duration: 30s
  • JulietsNurse 02 Ch1
    Duration: 34min
  • JulietsNurse 03 Ch2
    Duration: 33min
  • JulietsNurse 04 Ch3
    Duration: 55min
  • JulietsNurse 05 Ch4
    Duration: 31min
  • JulietsNurse 06 Ch5
    Duration: 33min
  • JulietsNurse 07 Ch6
    Duration: 20min
  • JulietsNurse 08 Ch7
    Duration: 30min
  • JulietsNurse 09 Ch8
    Duration: 35min
  • JulietsNurse 10 Ch9
    Duration: 49min
  • JulietsNurse 11 Ch10
    Duration: 23min
  • JulietsNurse 12 Ch11
    Duration: 50min
  • JulietsNurse 13 Ch12
    Duration: 47min
  • JulietsNurse 14 Ch13
    Duration: 42min
  • JulietsNurse 15 Ch14
    Duration: 22min
  • JulietsNurse 16 Ch15
    Duration: 37min
  • JulietsNurse 17 Ch16
    Duration: 42min
  • JulietsNurse 18 Ch17
    Duration: 17min
  • JulietsNurse 19 Ch18
    Duration: 18min
  • JulietsNurse 20 Ch19
    Duration: 09min
  • JulietsNurse 21 AuthorsNote
    Duration: 08min
  • JulietsNurse 22 Credits
    Duration: 01min

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