This is an easy-to-read version of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Prologue The Capulets and the Montagues - two families, very much alike in most respects - in the beautiful city of Verona, Italy, battle each other because of a long-standing feud. Because of this feud, the hands of the citizens of Verona become dirty with the blood of other citizens of Verona. The two families have given birth to two children - a boy named Romeo and a girl named Juliet - who become ill-fated lovers and commit suicide. The burial of these lovers also buries the quarrel between their two families. These lovers' story is told in this book.