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My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One: Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein: 9781609450786: Amazon.com: Books

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Author Elena Ferrante: 'I Am A Passionate Reader of Feminist Thought'

Maybe you've been busy finishing the Italian author's Neapolitan novels, maybe you've been watching hydraulic press videos, whatever it is, we don't blame you for maybe missing out on this week's big literary kerfuffle. We're here to explain it.

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The Author: Mona Simpson Her Recommendation: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante "I've just read Elena Ferrante's novel My Brilliant Friend, which is about two girls in an impoverished neighborhood of Naples, trying to climb out of the cycles of brutality (all their fathers beat and bruise their mothers) by becoming great students. There's a fairy-tale quality to the premise itself: ...

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L'amie prodigieuse : le nouveau nom - Elena Ferrante. Naples, années 1960. Lila est devenue riche en épousant l'épicier Stefano Carracci et travaille dans la nouvelle boutique de sa belle-famille. De son côté, Elena, la narratrice, continue ses études au lycée et est toujours amoureuse de Nino Sarratore. L'été arrive et les deux amies partent pour Ischia, où elles retrouvent bientôt ce dernier.

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14/52: De geniale vriendin - Elena Ferrante; twee vriendinnen groeien op in het Napels van de jaren '60. Deze roman geeft een mooi tijdsbeeld.

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