Elena Ferrante
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Elena Ferrante

Elena Ferrante is the author of seven novels, including four New York Times bestsellers; The Beach at Night, an illustrated book for children; and, Frantumaglia, a collection of letters, literary essays, and interviews. Her fiction has been translated into over forty languages and been shortlisted for the MAN Booker International Prize. In 2016 she was named one of TIME's most influential people of the year and the New York Times has described her as "one of the great novelists of our time." Ferrante was born in Naples.

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Best Sellers

    • Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

    • The Neapolitan Novels, Book 3
    • By: Elena Ferrante
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,009
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,806
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,803

    In this third Neapolitan novel, Elena and Lila, the two girls whom were first introduced in My Brilliant Friend, have become women....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • DOING AND THINKING

    • By CHET YARBROUGH on 07-30-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Story of a New Name

    • The Neapolitan Novels, Book 2
    • By: Elena Ferrante
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 19 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,566
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,306
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,300

    The Story of a New Name follows Elena Ferrante's critically acclaimed My Brilliant Friend, featuring Lila and Elena. The two protagonists are now in their 20s....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Still hooked

    • By HWL on 07-07-15

    Regular price: $27.97

    • My Brilliant Friend

    • The Neapolitan Novels, Book 1
    • By: Elena Ferrante
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5,459
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4,903
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4,890

    My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila, who represent the story of a nation and the nature of friendship....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Parte Uno Dei Quattro--It's Worth it to Keep Goin'

    • By W Perry Hall on 09-14-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Story of the Lost Child

    • The Neapolitan Novels, Book 4
    • By: Elena Ferrante
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 18 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,937
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,742
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,743

    Here is the dazzling saga of two women: the brilliant, bookish Elena and the fiery, uncontainable Lila....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible Series

    • By Pamela on 10-15-15

    Regular price: $27.97

    • L'amica geniale

    • volume primo
    • By: Elena Ferrante
    • Narrated by: Anna Bonaiuto
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157

    Lila è scomparsa. Esagerata, come sempre, ha cancellato ogni traccia. Ed Elena, l'amica di tutta la vita, inizia a raccontare la storia...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mi ha convinto. Appassionante.

    • By Daniela on 10-10-15

    Regular price: $11.22

    • The Days of Abandonment

    • By: Elena Ferrante
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 503
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 455
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 452

    It is the gripping story of a woman's descent into devastating emptiness after being abandoned by her husband, with two young children to care for....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • monotone narrator and monotonous story

    • By Rio Delta Wild on 04-08-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Storia del nuovo cognome

    • L'amica geniale 2
    • By: Elena Ferrante
    • Narrated by: Anna Bonaiuto
    • Length: 17 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 101

    Sullo sfondo che prelude ai grandi cambiamenti degli anni Sessanta, Lila ed Elena si affacciano al mondo condividendo il desiderio...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great engaging read

    • By Jenny on 04-24-17

    Regular price: $12.64

    • The Lost Daughter

    • By: Elena Ferrante
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 4 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    Leda, a middle-aged divorcee, is alone for the first time in years when her daughters leave home to live with their father....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • AwfulStory and narrator

    • By debralynn on 05-19-17

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Las deudas del cuerpo [The Debts of the Body]

    • Dos Amigas serie, Libro 3 [Two Friends Series, Book 3]
    • By: Elena Ferrante
    • Narrated by: Mercè Montalà
    • Length: 15 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Érase una vez dos niñas, Elena y Lila, que nacieron en 1944 en un barrio pobre de la ciudad de Nápoles, y desde entonces su historia ha sido el hilo conductor de esta espléndida saga napolitana que ahora llega a su tercera entrega....

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Storia della bambina perduta

    • L'amica geniale 4
    • By: Elena Ferrante
    • Narrated by: Anna Bonaiuto
    • Length: 17 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    Con Napoli i conti non sono mai chiusi ed Elena, scrittrice ormai affermata, torna a vivere nella città da cui era fuggita...

    Regular price: $13.70

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