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eBook:My brilliant friend:2014 My brilliant friend
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Author: Ferrante
Publication year: 2014
Media class: eBook
Publisher: Europa Editions
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“Would you wear a dress like that?” “Yes.” “You'd look like a powder-puff, like her!” If this exchange between fifteen-year-old girls makes you smile or even laugh and if you like a very physical novel -- not blood and guts physical but lipstick, period-fluid, the feel of sand and sea, and the impact of sharp stones in a fight between children -- then you’ll quickly see why Elena Ferrante’s first book in her Neapolitan series has been such a success. On one occasion, even words have a physical (because emotional) impact: in a rare letter from Lila to Lena (the narrator) and before the content of the letter is evident, the words on the page have the form and shape of Lila's voice, something, Lena admits, her own letters to Lila lack. Which is surprising or is self-deprecation by the narrator, looking back on their teenage years, because, of the two of them, Lena is the writer. Lila, the “brilliant friend”, is a “terrible, dazzling girl … skinny, dirty, and always had a cut or brui
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eBook:The story of a new name:2013.
Author: Ferrante, Elena.
Year 2013.
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eBook:The lying life of adults:2020.
Author: Ferrante, Elena.
Year 2020.
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1933372001
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Paperback:The days of abandonment:2005
Author: Ferrante, Elena
Year 2005
Media class: Paperback
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1933372427
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Paperback:The lost daughter:2008
Author: Ferrante, Elena
Year 2008
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Paperback:Troubling love:2006
Author: Ferrante, Elena
Year 2006
Media class: Paperback
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