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A Neapolitan Summer...

Looking for the perfect summer read? Try the magnificent Elena Ferrante.

 Photo: Piazza Dante, Naples


Ann Goldstein on Ferrante Fever and what makes it into translation from the Italian

As Diana Thow and I were planning a session on Italian literature for the American Literary Translators Association conference, I happened to see translator of Elena Ferrante fame and  1,760 more words


'The Prank of the Good Little Virgin of Via Ormea' by Amara Lakhous (Review)

As you may have noticed, many of the books I review on the blog could be placed towards the ‘serious’ end of any imaginary literary spectrum, but I do read the odd lighter book (comparatively, anyway).  1,137 more words


Mayumi and the Sea of Happiness by Jennifer Tseng

Title: Mayumi and the Sea of Happiness
Author: Jennifer Tseng
Publisher: Europa Editions
ISBN: 978-1609452698
Genre: Literary Fiction
Pages: 272
Source: Publisher
Rating: 5 Stars… 506 more words

Literary Fiction

The Story of the Lost Child (Ferrante)

I held off as long as I could. What a marvelous, layered conclusion to a quartet of great novels. With its absolutely pitch-perfect title, Ferrante continues her story of friendship and of growing up (the friends, the neighbors, the neighborhood, the city, the country). 57 more words


April Books We Love: A Fine Line

A Fine Line

Gianrico Carofiglio

9781908524614  p/b  £8.99

Bitter Lemon Press

With the British public’s appetite for all things Euro-noir seemingly far from sated (see… 442 more words

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The story of the Lost child by Elena Ferrante

The story of the Lost child by Elena Ferrante

Italian fiction

Original title – Storia della bambina perduta

Translator – Ann Goldstein

Source – Personnel copy… 750 more words