My brilliant friend
Publication year: 2012
Language: English, Italian
Media class: Paperback
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781609450786 1609450787
This novel is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila. Ferrante's inimitable style lends itself perfectly to a meticulous portrait of these two women that is also the story of a nation and a touching meditation on the nature of friendship.
Additional information: 336 p., 21 cm
A dense read and a scene setter for the next 3 books! A complex list of characters and complex emotions of the Italian poor of Naples. A good book for a reading group as it provoked a good discussion, some members loved it and others loathed it!