Elena Ferrante

Elena Ferrante (born 1943) is the pseudonym of an Italian novelist. Ferrante's books, originally published in Italian, have been translated into English, Dutch, French, German, and Spanish, among other languages. Ferrante's Neapolitan Novels are among her best known works. She was named one of the 100 most influential people on the planet by Time magazine in 2016. Ferrante is the author of a half dozen novels, the best known of which is the four-volume work known as Neapolitan Novels, about two perceptive and intelligent girls from Naples who try to create lives for themselves within a violent and stultifying culture. The series consists of My Brilliant Friend (2012), The Story of a New Name (2013), Those Who Leave And Those Who Stay (2014), and The Story of the Lost Child (2015), which was nominated for the Strega Prize, an Italian literary award. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elena_Ferrante










My brilliant friend

Elena Ferrante - Publisher : Europa Editions

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 learn to rely on each other ahead of anyone or anything else. As they grow, as their paths repeatedly diverge and converge, Elena and Lila remain best friends whose respective destinies are reflected and refracted in the other. They are likewise the...
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Before sleep

Spring

To my friends

enough easy to read

Contemporary

Less than 10$

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The story of a New name

Elena Ferrante - Publisher : Europa Editions

Publisher presentation: The second book, following last year’s My Brilliant Friend, featuring the two friends Lila and Elena. The two protagonists are now in their twenties. Marriage appears to have imprisoned Lila. Meanwhile, Elena continues her journey of self-discovery. The two young women share a complex and evolving bond that brings them close at times, and drives them apart at others. Each...
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During a travel

Spring

To my female lover

enough easy to read

Contemporary

Between 10 and 20$

A few days













Those who leave and those who stay

Elena Ferrante - Publisher : Europa Editions

Publisher presentation: in this third Neapolitan novel, Elena and Lila, the two girls whom readers first met in My Brilliant Friend, have become women. Lila married at sixteen and has a young son she has left her abusive husband and now works as a common laborer. Elena has left the neighborhood, earned her college degree, and published a successful novel, all of which have opened the doors to a...
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To not die of boredom

Summer

To my friends

enough easy to read

New

Between 10 and 20$

A few days






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