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Elena Ferrante

The Lying Life of Adults

€26,00

A powerful new novel set in a divided Naples by Elena Ferrante, the beloved best-selling author of My Brilliant Friend.

Giovanna’s pretty face has changed: it’s turning into the face of an ugly, spiteful adolescent. But is she seeing things as they really are? Into which mirror must she look to find herself and save herself?

She is searching for a new face in two kindred cities that fear and detest one another: the Naples of the heights, which assumes a mask of refinement, and the Naples of the depths, which professes to be a place of excess and vulgarity. She moves between these two cities, disoriented by the fact that, whether high or low, the city seems to offer no answer and no escape.

Format: Hardcover
Published: in UK in 2020
Publisher: Europa Editions
Pages: 322
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781787702363
ISBN 10: 1787702367

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The Lying Life of Adults

€26,00