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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    • 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 6,160
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5,527
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5,518

    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

    • 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 2,271
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,046
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,038

    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 2,943
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,653
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,646

    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, and marriage appears to have imprisoned Lila....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Still hooked

    • By HWL on 07-07-15

    Regular price: $27.97

    • 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 2,166
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,953
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,953

    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

    • The Neapolitan Novels: My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay & The Story of the Lost Child

    • The Complete BBC Radio Collection
    • By: Elena Ferrante
    • Narrated by: Anastasia Hille, full cast, Monica Dolan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
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    From one of Italy's most acclaimed authors, The Neapolitan Novels is an exploration of the friendship between Lila and Lena, two bright young girls who grew up in the tough, rough streets of postwar Naples....

    Regular price: $21.81

    • L'amica geniale

    • Libro primo
    • By: Elena Ferrante
    • Narrated by: Anna Bonaiuto
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184

    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

    • 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
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • El punto final de una trilogía que merece la pena

    • By Santiago on 11-28-18

    Regular price: $22.67

    • 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 527
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 478
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 475

    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....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Quick (not bad) listen ....

    • By Hatim on 04-12-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Un mal nombre [A Bad Name]

    • Dos amigas, Libro 2 [Two Friends, Book 2]
    • By: Elena Ferrante
    • Narrated by: Mercè Montalà
    • Length: 17 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Ella es una mujer hermosa, alocada, y su nombre es Lila. Es la misma niña que conocimos en La amiga estupenda, el primer tomo de esta espléndida saga y ahora, recién cumplidos los dieciséis años, acaba de casarse con un hombre al que desprecia.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Estupendo!

    • By Cuiteco on 02-12-19

    Regular price: $22.67

    • La amiga estupenda [My Brilliant Friend]

    • Dos amigas, no. 1
    • By: Elena Ferrante
    • Narrated by: Mercè Montalà
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Con La amiga estupenda, Elena Ferrante inaugura una tetralogia deslumbrante que tiene como telón de fondo la ciudad de Nápoles a mediados del siglo pasado y como protagonistas a Lenù y Lila, dos jóvenes mujeres....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Literatura de verdad.

    • By Elsa Pavlotzky on 02-22-19

    Regular price: $18.89

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