The Story of a New Name (HBO Tie-In Edition)

The Story of a New Name (HBO Tie-In Edition)

by Elena Ferrante

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/02/2020

RRP  $32.99 $30.95



"One of the great novelists of our time."--Roxana Robinson, the New York Times

Lila has recently married and made her entr e into her husband's family business. Elena, meanwhile, continues her studies and her exploration of the world beyond the Neapolitan neighborhood that she so often finds stifling. Love, jealousy, family, freedom, commitment, and above all friendship: these are signs under which both women live out this phase of their stories. Marriage appears to have imprisoned Lila, and the pressure to excel is at times too much for Elena. The two young women share a complex and evolving bond that is central to their emotional lives. In this "large, captivating, amiably peopled bildungsroman," (James Wood, The New Yorker) Elena Ferrante gives readers a poignant, universal story about friendship, class, and belonging.

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Elena Ferrante

Listed in Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, 2016 Elena Ferrante was born in Naples.

She is the author of seven novels: The Days of Abandonment, Troubling Love, The Lost Daughter, and the quartet of Neapolitan Novels: My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, and The Story of the Lost Child. She is one of Italy’s most acclaimed authors.

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