The Lying Life Of Adults

byElena FerranteTranslated byAnn Goldstein

Hardcover | June 19, 2020

The Lying Life Of Adults by Elena Ferrante
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A powerful new novel set in a divided Naples by Elena Ferrante, the beloved best-selling author of My Brilliant Friend . Giovanna's pretty face has changed: it's turning into the face of an ugly, spiteful adolescent. But is she seeing things as they really are? Into which mirror must she look to find herself and save herself? She is searching for a new face in two kindred cities that fear and detest one another: the Naples of the heights, which assumes a mask of refinement, and the Naples of the depths, which professes to be a place of excess and vulgarity. She moves between these two cities, disoriented by the fact that, whether high or low, the city seems to offer no answer and no escape.
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 Frantumaglia: A Writer's Journey (Eu...
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Title:The Lying Life Of AdultsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:336 pages, 1.11 X 1.11 X 0 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 1.11 X 1.11 X 0 inPublished:June 19, 2020Publisher:Europa EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1609455916

ISBN - 13:9781609455910

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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