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Elena Ferrante
Elena Ferrante is the author of seven novels, including four New York Times bestsellers; The Beach at Night, an illustrated book for children; and, Frantumaglia, a collection of letters, literary essays, and interviews. Her fiction has been translated into over forty languages and been... show more



Elena Ferrante is the author of seven novels, including four New York Times bestsellers; The Beach at Night, an illustrated book for children; and, Frantumaglia, a collection of letters, literary essays, and interviews. Her fiction has been translated into over forty languages and been shortlisted for the MAN Booker International Prize. In 2016 she was named one of TIME’s most influential people of the year and the New York Times has described her as “one of the great novelists of our time.” Ferrante was born in Naples.

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JB's Reading Life
JB's Reading Life rated it 4 years ago
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...
Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it 4 years ago
It took way longer than I expected to finish this. First of all the storytelling felt a bit choppy at the beginning. It would start a scene and without finishing it would jump straight to another unrelated scene, and then without finishing that one would switch to another. One moment these two girls...
Lenaribka
Lenaribka rated it 4 years ago
Absolutely stunning.This ending left me speechless and with the heaviest book hangover EVER.P.S. I'm proud to have the same first name. Elena. Isn't it beautiful?
Lenaribka
Lenaribka rated it 4 years ago
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Lenaribka
Lenaribka rated it 4 years ago
AudibleBRAVO.Five stars, hundred stars, all possible and impossible stars for [a:Elena Ferrante|44085|Elena Ferrante|https://s.gr-assets.com/assets/nophoto/user/f_50x66-6a03a5c12233c941481992b82eea8d23.png]!I wish I can read it in a language it was written. Envy my Italian friends. Pity the books t...
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