I giorni dell'abbandono
Publish date: January 22nd 2002
Publisher: Edizioni e/o
Pages no: 213
Edition language: Italian
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, Italian Literature
The Days of abandonment opens with Mario walking out on Olga his wife Olga, and their 15 year marriage and their two children.The narrator of the story is Olga and the story is her account of the abandonment.I listened to this on audio and the narrator was Hillary Huber and she was excellent.This is...
Ferrante is marvelous. I have a copy of 'My Brilliant Friend' and will dive into it shortly. This one is affecting without being over-the-top, a harsh portrait of abandonment, grief, and the jarring loss of one's identity.
Another raw and unflinching novel about being a woman, a wife and a mother from Elena Ferrante, Days of Abandonment is about a woman whose husband leaves her for a younger woman, how she falls apart and how she sews herself and her family back together stitch by stitch. Olga is 38 when her husband l...
This is an intimate story full of symbolism telling of the breakdown, and eventual reconstruction, of emotions and sense of "self" of a woman whose husband left her. It was slow at times, intense at others. An examination of relationships and how we form them while they form us.
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