The Story of the Lost Child

The Story of the Lost Child

by Elena Ferrante

Hardback Publication Date: 06/07/2016

 
The characters in the Neapolitan novels are not ¿fancy¿ women; they¿re for the most part not particularly educated, rich or sophisticated. What they are, always, is full of life and self-doubt and self-consciousness and ambition and love and hate and energy and sexuality. The new book, like the others, centers around the lifelong relationship between Elena and Lina ¿ frenemies from long before such a word existed. The Story of the Lost Child chronicles what happens when the women renew their friendship after many years of estrangement; ¿One morning, I woke up and thought of her without hostility for the first time in a long while,¿ as Elena says. Now they are beginning to face aging together.
ISBN:
9781410491183
9781410491183
Category:
Historical fiction
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
06-07-2016
Language:
English
Publisher:
Cengage Gale
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
218.44x139.7x35.56mm
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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