My Brilliant Friend
A modern masterpiece from one of Italy's most acclaimed authors, My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila, who represent the story of a nation and the nature of friendship.The story begins in the 1950s in a poor but vibrant neighborhood... show more
A modern masterpiece from one of Italy's most acclaimed authors, My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila, who represent the story of a nation and the nature of friendship.The story begins in the 1950s in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. Growing up on these tough streets, the two girls l
Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc.
Pages no: 12
Edition language: English
Series: L'amica geniale (#1)
The first of Elena Ferrante's popular Neopolitan Quartet. Set in a poor district of Naples amidst families, feuds, first loves and strict moral codes, i t is the story of the developing friendship of two girls, told through the eyes of one of them, the "Brilliant Friend". But it is the other girl wh...
Audible[b:My Brilliant Friend|35036409|My Brilliant Friend (L'amica geniale #1)|Elena Ferrante|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1493655783s/35036409.jpg|19174054] is simply brillaint.It was a great recommendation (thank you, Katie!) that I (I have to admit it) didn't take too seriously at first (...
TW: This book contains VIOLENCE and SEXUAL ASSAULT JFC WHAT A CLIFFHANGER.My head hurts from reading this, from the feelings it has evoked, from the sadness that clings to me like a second skin because I cannot understand what has happened or why I feel that I'm aboard a train that will crash at any...
That ending....wow. I feel perfectly set up!This is a brilliant (see what I did there) and intricate look at friendship between two girls. This installment covers young girls through adolescence, ending up in mid-teen years if I remember correctly.There are love interests, family dramas, neighborho...
2016 UC Book Club Aug. ReadIt is so great that the hype for this is well deserved. And honestly, I really want to re-read (and watch) Gomorrah but the new Byatt arrived today with the Harry Potter play . . . I don’t really know what more I can add to what people have said about this book, yet, I’m g...
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