My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One



A modern masterpiece from one of Italy’s most acclaimed authors, My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila. Ferrante’s inimitable style lends itself perfectly to a meticulous portrait of these two women that is also the story of a nation and a touching meditation on the nature of friendship.

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…

My Brilliant Friend

ISBN 10 : 1594139938
ISBN 13 : 9781594139932

A New York Times BestsellerThe Neapolitan Novels (Book 1)A modern masterpice from one of Italy's most acclaimed authors set against the backdrop of a Naples that is as seductive as..

My Brilliant Friend

ISBN 10 : 1410491161
ISBN 13 : 9781410491169

A New York Times BestsellerThe Neapolitan Novels (Book 1)A modern masterpice from one of Italy's most acclaimed authors set against the backdrop of a Naples that is as seductive as..

The Story Of A New Name

ISBN 10 : 9781922148698
ISBN 13 : 1922148695

The Story of a New Name is an extraordinary novel about two young women, Lila and Elena, growing up in Naples in the early 1960s. At sixteen Lila marries the shopkeeper Stefano. Sh..

Those Who Leave And Those Who Stay

ISBN 10 : 9781922182371
ISBN 13 : 1922182370

Since the publication of the acclaimed My Brilliant Friend and The Story of A New Name, Elena Ferrante’s reputation has grown enormously. Her novels about the friendship between ..

The Story Of The Lost Child

ISBN 10 : 9781922253279
ISBN 13 : 1922253278

The Story of the Lost Child is the long-awaited fourth volume in the Neapolitan novels (My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay). The quart..

My Brilliant Friend

ISBN 10 : 9781922148513
ISBN 13 : 1922148512

My Brilliant Friend is a ravishing, wonderfully written novel about a friendship that lasts a lifetime. The story of Elena and Lila begins in a poor but vibrant neighbourhood on th..

Troubling Love

ISBN 10 : 9781925095968
ISBN 13 : 1925095967

Following her mother’s untimely and mysterious death, Delia embarks on a voyage of discovery through the streets of her native Naples searching for the truth about her family. Re..

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