A coming-of-age story in Naples, Italy: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

What comes to mind when you think about Italy? La vita è bella, pizza, Vespa, Romeo & Juliet? After reading My Brilliant Friend, you can add something else to the list: Naples and the Neapolitan novels. "My Brilliant Friend" is the first book of the four Neapolitan novels (where Neapolitan refers to pertaining to Naples), … Continue reading A coming-of-age story in Naples, Italy: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

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