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    • Neapolitan Chronicles

    • By: Anna Maria Ortese, Ann Goldstein - translator, Jenny McPhee - translator
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A riveting classic of European literature, this superb collection of fiction and reportage is set in Italy's most vibrant and turbulent metropolis - Naples - in the immediate aftermath of World War II. These writings helped inspire Elena Ferrante's best-selling novels, and she has expressed deep admiration for the author of this volume. Goyaesque in its depiction of the widespread suffering and brutal desperation that plagued the city, it comprises a mix of masterful storytelling and piercing journalism.

    Regular price: $20.97