The Story of a New Name

The Story of a New Name

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Following 'My Brilliant Friend', this title features the two friends Lila and Elena. The two protagonists are now in their twenties. Marriage appears to have imprisoned Lila. Meanwhile, Elena continues her journey of self-discovery.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 747 pages
  • 142 x 216 x 38mm | 885g
  • United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large type / large print edition
  • 1594139946
  • 9781594139949
  • 698,685

Review quote

"Ferrante's writing has no limits, is willing to take every thought forward to its most radical conclusion and backward to its most radical birthing."
-- James Wood, The New Yorker

"Everyone should read anything with [Elena Ferrante's] name on it."
-- The Boston Globe
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About Elena Ferrante

'Elena Ferrante, ' is one of Italy's best-known least-known contemporary writers.
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Rating details

122,488 ratings
4.4 out of 5 stars
5 53% (65,218)
4 36% (43,943)
3 9% (11,202)
2 1% (1,656)
1 0% (469)
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