Dawsey writes to Juliet because he finds her name in a book. Had you been in Dawsey’s shoes, would you have written that letter?
If a stranger wrote to you under such circumstances, would you have answered?
Has a book ever compelled you to write a letter to a stranger–an author, previous book owner, reviewer, someone else?
How does Dawsey’s action at the beginning of the story fit with what we learn about him as the story progresses?
Is this too many questions to ask at once?