My Brilliant Friend

I’d heard good things about this book. And did find it very well written. Very insightful.

Book 1 of a series.


The Neapolitan Novels … a 4-part series by the Italian novelist Elena Ferrante, translated by Ann Goldstein …

… the lives of two perceptive and intelligent girls, Elena (sometimes called “Lenù”) Greco and Raffaella (“Lila”) Cerullo, from childhood to adulthood as they try to create lives for themselves amidst the violent and stultifying culture of their home– a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples, Italy. The novels are narrated by Elena Greco. …


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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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