Author: Elena Ferrante
My Brilliant Friend (Neapolitan Novels Book 1)

My Brilliant Friend (Neapolitan Novels Book 1)

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The first in Ferrante's Neapolitan Quartet, and a novel in translation for the 2015 Reading Challenge. More info →
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The Days of Abandonment
The Story of a New Name: Neapolitan Novels, Book Two

The Story of a New Name: Neapolitan Novels, Book Two

From the publisher: "The second book, 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 vacillates between hurtful disregard and profound love for the other. With this complicated and meticulously portrayed friendship at the center of their emotional lives, the two girls mature into women, paying the cruel price that this passage exacts." Add Audible narration for $3.99. More info →
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Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

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Publishers Weekly says this one "Surpass[es] the rapturous storytelling of the previous titles in the Neapolitan Novels." More info →
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