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

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from Flavorwire

25 Must-Read Books For the Fall

My Brilliant Friend etc by Elena Ferrante

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from The Telegraph

Farewell to Elena Ferrante's brilliant Neapolitan Novels

Elena Ferrante

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Amazon.fr - L'amie prodigieuse: Enfance, adolescence - Elena Ferrante, Elsa Damien - Livres

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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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from S Moda EL PAÍS

Una droga llamada Elena Ferrante

Lina y Elena son ahora adultas y han tomado caminos distintos: Elena dejó Nápoles para casarse y convertirse en una escritora de éxito en Milán. Solo un amor de juventud que vuelve a florecer la devolverá a Nápoles, donde la espera Lina, que ahora es madre y además ha triunfado muy a su manera en el negocio local. Elena es la señora culta, Lina es en apariencia la mujer de barrio, ignorante y poco dispuesta al refinamiento, pero la inteligencia pura y la intuición están del lado de Lina.

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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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Elena Ferrante’s Naples books are essentially about knowledge—its possibilities and its limits. Intellectual knowledge, sexual knowledge, political knowledge. What kind of knowledge does it take to get by in this world? How do we attain that knowledge? How does our knowledge change us and wound us and empower us, often at the same time? What things do we want to know and what would we prefer to leave unknown? What can we control? Who has power over our lives?

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