The Days of Abandonment – Elena Ferrante – Quotes

Now, just thinking about it, I felt like whipping the air of the pinewood harder and harder, like a child, to evoke the spirits, perhaps to chase them away, and the more energy I put into it, the sharper the whistle became. I burst into laughter, alone, seeing myself like that, a thirty-eight-yar-old woman in …

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The Days of Abandonment – Elena Ferrante

It's been four years since I read the Neapolitan Novels, and I felt like reading some more of Ferrante's dense prose. So as I was doing my monthly online gift shopping at Amazon (one of the things I amuse myself with during lockdown, buying gifts for people) I decided to treat myself too. It is …

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The Story of the Lost Child – Elena Ferrante

The last of Neapolitan Novels and an amazing conclusion to the series. The relationship (I somehow feel more and more hesitant to call it friendship) between Lenu and Lila continues. As in the previous book Lenu before picking the story where she left off reminds us that she's writing it from perspective of years passed. …

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