My Brilliant Friend
Book One. Childhood, AdolescenceBook - 2012
From Library Staff
Book 1 of the Neapolitan novels which feature an extended, nuanced portrait of a complicated friendship that will take your breath away.
Chapel_Hill_SusanM May 19, 2016
Believe the hype, y'all. Ferrante captures a world so vividly and effortlessly that 1950s Naples feels familiar, no matter where you grew up. This is largely because of her deep understanding of childhood friendship, of feelings that fluctuate from minute to minute yet, at their core, stay foreve... Read More »
Chapel_Hill_ShannonB Dec 15, 2015
A novel deserving of the recent hype. An exceptional book about life and friendship, set in the slums of 1950s Naples, where families have lived for generations and rarely leave the confines of the neighborhood. This is a rich, absorbing, and satisfying read that effortlessly captures a particula... Read More »