The Story of a New Name: Neapolitan Novels, Book Two

By | January 6, 2018
The Story of a New Name: Neapolitan Novels, Book Two Author Elena Ferrante
ISBN-10 1609451341
ISBN-13 9781609451349
Year 2013-09-03
Pages 471
Language English
Publisher Europa Editions
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Soon to be an HBO series the follow up to My Brilliant Friend in theNew York Timesbestselling Neapolitan quartet about two friends growing up in post war Italy is a rich intense and generous hearted family epic by Italys most beloved and acclaimed writer Elena Ferrante one of the great novelists of our time Roxana Robinson The New York Times InThe Story of a New Name Lila has recently married and made her entere into the family business Elena meanwhile continues her studies and her exploration of the world beyond the 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 in their stories Marriage appears to have imprisoned Lila and the pressure to excel is at times too much for Elena Yet the two young women share a complex and evolving bond that is central to their emotional lives and is a source of strength in the face of life s challenges In these Neapolitan Novels Elena Ferrante the acclaimed author ofThe Days of Abandonment gives readers a poignant and universal story about friendship and belonging Ferrante is one of the worlds great storytellers With the Neapolitan quartetshe has given her readers an abundant generous and masterfully plotted page turner that is also a stylish work of literary fiction destined to delight readers for many generations to come

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