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Book Discussion Group: My Brilliant Friend

Find out what the group is currently reading, when the next meeting will take place, and what previous books have been read.

The Neapolitan Novels

The Neapolitan novels by the Italian writer Elena Ferrante are a series of (so far) three books about the lifelong friendship between two women...

About the Book

Neapolitan Novels, Book One

From Amazon:

A modern masterpiece from one of Italy’s most acclaimed authors, My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila. Ferrante’s inimitable style lends itself perfectly to a meticulous portrait of these two women that is also the story of a nation and a touching meditation on the nature of friendship.

 

The Author

"Elena Ferrante may be the best contemporary novelist you never heard of." The Economist