My Brilliant Friend (hbo Tie-in Edition): Book 1: Childhood And Adolescence

byElena FerranteTranslated byAnn Goldstein

October 12, 2018|
My Brilliant Friend (hbo Tie-in Edition): Book 1: Childhood And Adolescence by Elena Ferrante
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Premiering November 2018 as an HBO series. Book one in the New York Times bestselling Neapolitan quartet about two friends growing up in post-war Italy is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted family epic by Italy''s most beloved and acclaimed writer, Elena Ferrante, "one of the great novelists of our time." (Roxana Robinson, The New York Times) Now an HBO series: the first volume in the New York Times-bestselling enduring masterpiece" about a lifelong friendship between two women from Naples ( The Atlantic ).Beginning in the 1950s in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples, Elena Ferrante''s four-volume story spans almost sixty years, as its main characters, the fiery and unforgettable Lila and the bookish narrator, Elena, become women, wives, mothers, and leaders, all the while maintaining a complex and at times conflicted friendship. This first novel in the series follows Lila and Elena from their fateful meeting as ten-year-olds through their school years and adolescence.Through the lives of these two women, Ferrante tells the story of a neighborhood, a city, and a country as it is transformed in ways that, in turn, also transform the relationship between two women."An intoxicatingly furious portrait of enmeshed friends." - Entertainment Weekly "Spectacular." - Maureen Corrigan, NPR''s Fresh Air"Captivating." - The New Yorker "
Elena Ferrante is the author of The Days of Abandonment (Europa, 2005), which was made into a film directed by Roberto Faenza, Troubling Love (Europa, 2006), adapted by Mario Martone, and The Lost Daughter (Europa, 2008), soon to be a film directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal. She is also the author of a Frantumaglia: A Writer''s Journey ...
Title:My Brilliant Friend (hbo Tie-in Edition): Book 1: Childhood And AdolescenceFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:311 pages, 8.25 X 5.25 X 0.99 inShipping dimensions:311 pages, 8.25 X 5.25 X 0.99 inPublished:October 12, 2018Publisher:Europa EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1609455061

ISBN - 13:9781609455064

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