Vous écoutez un extrait de l'édition audio Audible. I just wrote a long response to this and it got lost in the ether! While I was watching the show, I thought I just didn’t like the actress playing the teenaged Elena, but having now read the book, I realise that the actress was playing her role to perfection. The four volumes known as the “Neapolitan quartet” (My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, and The Story of the Lost Child) were published by Europa Editions in English between 2012 and 2015. Please try again later. Often a good adaptation can introduce new readers to a text, and besides, the vast majority of movies are based on books, whether we know it or not. She is the author of seven novels: The Days of Abandonment, Troubling Love, The Lost Daughter, and the quartet of Neapolitan Novels: My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, and The Story of the Lost Child. This is a community run by the Camorra, which is not fictional. Her friendship with Lila is like a love affair, more intense and deep-rooted than any of their relationships with men. I enjoyed this book immensely which was a sociological immersion of a certain strata of Naples at a given time. A sound decision! ❤ Elena Ferrante is the name used by the author of many novels, including the four-volume work titled the Neapolitan Novels. Voir les 100 premiers en Livres anglais et étrangers, Family Saga Fiction (Livres anglais et étrangers), Contemporary Fiction (Livres anglais et étrangers), Traduire tous les commentaires en français, Afficher ou modifier votre historique de navigation, Recyclage (y compris les équipements électriques et électroniques), Annonces basées sur vos centres d’intérêt. My Brilliant Friend: The Neapolitan Novels, Book 1 Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Elena Ferrante (Author), Hillary Huber (Narrator), Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd (Publisher) & … Did you have the cast and sets in mind as you read? Neapolitan Novels Series Elena Ferrante Collection 4 Books Bundle (My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, Story of the Lost Child) Elena Ferrante 4.7 out of 5 … This is one I have been meaning to re-visit! Vos articles vus récemment et vos recommandations en vedette. I was immediately struck by how the TV series was almost exactly like the book, with a few chronological exceptions, and that hardly ever happens. Livraison accélérée gratuite sur des millions d’articles, et bien plus. I do believe he loved her, obsessively though. I was well-and-truly over Ferrante Fever! Very simply: it’s about two girls who are like little feral animals surviving an unstable, angry neighbourhood in post-war Naples. So I can add a series, or I can add a new book to a series, but when someone has stuffed up so that one of the books is named as in the series by its Italian name, L’amica geniale, and the other three are named under the English series title The Neapolitan Novels, it takes a Super Librarian to fix it up! I loved the vast cast of characters within this story and I thought Ferrante distinguished each person enough for her readers to not lose track of who was who. Daphne du Maurier's "Don't look now and other short stories", Evelyn Waugh's "The Loved One", or books by Dorothy Whipple published by Persephone Books are light enough but still gripping. But it’s true, the adults are less interesting than the children, because they’ve lost their innocence, which makes them stand out in such bright relief against the dark streets and the dark struggles of the families. Kindle Edition. Buy My Brilliant Friend (Neapolitan Quartet) 01 by Ferrante, Elena, Goldstein, Ann (ISBN: 9781787702226) from Amazon's Book Store. Could not put it down. My Brilliant Friend: Neap... My initial impressions weren't encouraging: it's a story about two girls growing up in poverty-stricken, violent Naples in the 1950s, and the book opens with a cast of characters which, although essential for navigating the story, look bewildering - for example, the two girls each have two nicknames, and two other characters have been given the same name. Elena Ferrante names her 40 favourite books by female authors. Author of The Boy With Blue Trousers and The Concubine's Child. The era in which she set the story plays just as much of a role in the telling as the characters. What a snake. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. I love your review. I read this one when it came out: it was well-hyped by the publisher because it was the first of the Ferrante novels in English, and I enjoyed it. The company announced that the second novel in Elena Ferrante’s best-selling Neapolitan series, The Story of a New Name, will be adapted for TV, coming on the heels of HBO and RAI’s production of the saga’s first book, My Brilliant Friend… Her most recent novel is The Lying Life of Adults (Europa, 2020). ( Log Out /  I am going to pull this out of my bookshelf and put it back on my TBR. You will need your brain to enjoy it but that's good because we all need to use it more often. The characters are boring (a bunch of youth in the hood, either punching each other to bleed or flirting like mad. Please try again later. List Price: 17.00* * Individual store prices may vary. i think book 1 was what got me in, and after that I just kept reading to find out what happened. Trouver tous les livres, en savoir plus sur l'auteur. Ferrante takes a microscope to themes such as gender roles, poverty, politics, religion, love, class, childhood and above all, friendship. My Brilliant Friend: 1 (Neapolitan Quartet, 1) by Ferrante, Elena and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.co.uk. Books See All. She misreads every situation and ascribes her own bitter discontent onto all those around her. Writing. Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Novels (rumored to be at least in part semi-autobiographical) have turned this mysterious, pseudonymous Italian novelist—whose real identity is still unknown thirty years since the publication of her first book—into a world-wide sensation. Marriage appears to have imprisoned Lila. Lila’s beauty came not only from her looks but from the fire within her, that dangerous mix that Alfonso pointed out to Elena. Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translated by) Paperback. My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante is that book. I had heard so much about this book series and had high hopes when I bought book 1. This is a one hit wonder for me. Sélectionnez la section dans laquelle vous souhaitez faire votre recherche. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neapolitan_Novels. But I found I was gripped by the tale as soon as I got past the beginning: their foreign world is delineated so precisely, in a style which appears so effortless, that I found myself thinking like a poor five-year-old Italian girl and the sheer effort required to survive in a tough world of family, school, boys and opportunities which are - to say the least - constrained by gender. Trouver tous les livres, en savoir plus sur l'auteur. Local Nav Open Menu Local Nav Close Menu. No idea about here. Lenu doesn’t have Lila’s brilliance, but she has tenacity, courage and ambition. Or maybe it’s just a perfect story that needed no extra handling. Elena Ferrante’s piercingly honest portrait of two girls’ path into womanhood is also the story of a nation and a meditation on the nature of friendship itself. I do really want to keep watching but so far, season 2 is not available where I am. Kostenlose Lieferung für viele Artikel! Ha! (And I'm a man so don't tell me it's a novel just for women). So it’s not ‘fixable’. Elena Ferrante’s most popular book is Sense and Sensibility. My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One, La livraison est GRATUITE sans minimum d'achats (0,01€ pour les livres). $7.80. If it’s good to watch, it’ll be even better to read (usually) and pretty much so far this has been working out for me. Un problème s'est produit lors du chargement de ce menu pour le moment. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. xo, (As an aside, I also hugely admire Ferrante’s ability to remain anonymous, and let the work stand solely on its own merit. I feared for Lila for the entirety of the novel, and if it wasn’t for the fact that the beginning of the story introduces both of the women in their sixties, I felt certain on many occasions that Lila walked a fine line between life and death. My Brilliant Friend: 1 (Neapolitan Quartet, 1) by Ferrante, Elena and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.co.uk. Buy Neapolitan Novels Series Elena Ferrante Collection 4 Books Bundle (My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, Story of the Lost Child) by Elena Ferrante (ISBN: 9789123473151) from Amazon's Book Store. I haven’t mentioned Donato Sarratore and his presence within Melina’s life and later Elena’s. Soon to be an HBO series, book one in the. This exquisitely written quartet creates an unsentimental portrait of female experience, rivalry and friendship never before seen in literature. Pingback: #BookBingo2020 – Round 3: Coming of Age | Theresa Smith Writes. Text Publishing has them listed as a four part series and I’ve also seen the same info where I bought my ebooks and on Booktopia, as well as in a few articles about Ferrante and the TV series. Do not give up on the series, season 2 is really good and I cannot wait for season 3 and maybe 4 too. She is one of Italy's most acclaimed authors. The Neapolitan Novels are a 4-part series by the Italian author Elena Ferrante, translated by Ann Goldstein and published by Europa Editions (New York). My Brilliant Friend, a new TV series based on the books, looks likely to further heighten interest. Jetzt eBook herunterladen & mit Ihrem Tablet oder eBook Reader lesen. She is the author of seven novels: The Days of Abandonment, Troubling Love, The Lost Daughter, and the quartet of Neapolitan Novels: My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, and The Story of the Lost Child. Brilliant!!! Luminously written and expertly translated, My Brilliant Friend begins the epic coming-of-age not just of Elena and Lila but of the Italian nation itself. One is drawn into an almost cinematic world from black and white to colour as time moves on. Désolé, un problème s'est produit lors de l'enregistrement de vos préférences en matière de cookies. ‎Preview and download books by Elena Ferrante, including The Lying Life of Adults, My Brilliant Friend and many more. 4.5 out of 5 stars 23. My Brilliant Friend . My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One (Anglais) Broché – 25 septembre 2012 de Elena Ferrante (Auteur) › Consulter la page Elena Ferrante d'Amazon. The way GR works is that the title that is shelved the most (not reviewed or liked the most) is the one that is displayed, and will show up in whatever language that is. I’m not sure if Goodreads has that right. Kindle Edition . A complex young man, but devoid of any real emotional capability. eBook Shop: Neapolitan Novels: 1 My Brilliant Friend von Elena Ferrante als Download. Elena Ferrante is some writer. There is a piercing honesty about Ferrante’s prose that makes My Brilliant Friend a compulsively readable portrait of two young women, and also the story of a neighbourhood, a city and a country. Thank you! I absolutely love novels that explore society at such an intimate level like this. The stories of the women and of their desire to be different shine against this dark, fractured background. So here’s a briefer one. We will have to agree to disagree on this one I read the first three books (don’t ask me why I kept going given that I wasn’t loving them, but it’s the completist in me) before watching the tv series. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. I don’t think his son, Nino, was quite worth the mental and emotional energy Elena expended on him. The oppression is all encompassing, the lack of agency over ones own life, not just women and children, but men too. I’m very keen to watch season 2, just waiting for access to it. My Brilliant Friend took my breath away. Découvrez les avantages de l'application Amazon. I was hooked from the beginning and didn't want it to end except that there are three other books to continue the story of the lifelong friendship of the two central characters. How could you stand Lena across four books? $9.99. Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Novels (rumored to be at least in part semi-autobiographical) have turned this mysterious, pseudonymous Italian novelist—whose real identity is still unknown thirty years since the publication of her first book—into a world-wide sensation. *yawn*) and the story is full of cliches and trivia. This was the first book I read after finishing the Ferrante series, and it was just what I needed. What I thought was exceptional was that Elena Ferrante moves the characters effortlesly from one time to another without the reader getting lost. This exquisitely written quartet creates an unsentimental portrait of female experience, rivalry and friendship never before seen in literature. The United States "Ferrante's novels are intensely, violently personal, and because of this they seem to dangle bristling key chains of confession before the unsuspecting reader." She is of course the product of her mother’s fears and anger, manifested into a childhood anxiety that grips her and increases in severity throughout her teenage years, again, demonstrating to us how cycles are perpetuated, Elena’s fractured only by the tenacity of a teacher not willing to see another woman wasted. Elena Ferrante returns with ‘The Lying Life of Adults,’ and fans of the Neapolitan novels will be thrilled By Marion Winik August 31, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. UTC It’s supposed to be in the US in April. This reader loved it and I highly recommend the TV series as well. AbeBooks.com: My Brilliant Friend: A Novel (Neapolitan Novels, 1) (9781609450786) by Ferrante, Elena and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. My Brilliant Friend is a coming of age novel not just for two girls, but for a nation, who had, in a relatively short amount of time, experienced extreme political turbulence under multiple political regimes, civil war, and two world wars. I’m finding more and more that I have a preference for watching first and reading second. Italy’s turbulent history is evidenced within the very fabric of these characters, the community, and the codes they lived by. The book always enriches the viewing as opposed to feeling that let down of the film/show not living up to the book. In this third Neapolitan novel, Elena and Lila, the two girls whom were first introduced in My Brilliant Friend, have become women. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Zami: A New Spelling of my Name by Audre Lorde. For mostly adult, literary, fiction; focusing on historical, contemporary, biographical, and women. This is more than a novel about friendship. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. I thought they were all the same series, but Goodreads as #1 as a different series. I picked up the book straight away and read it in a day (very, very late into the night). Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translated by) Paperback. Elena Ferrante is the best-selling author of My Brilliant Friend, now an HBO original series. If I were president of the world I would make everyone read this book. They include the following novels: My Brilliant Friend (2012), The Story of a New Name (2013), Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay (2014), and The Story of the Lost Child (2015). She is the author of seven novels: The Days of Abandonment, Troubling Love, The Lost Daughter, and the quartet of Neapolitan Novels: My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, and The Story of the Lost Child. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading My Brilliant Friend (Neapolitan Novels Book 1). Kindle Edition. If you’ve ever felt inferior to your friends, this book is the cure. ( Log Out /  Bravissimo! Writing. She was ferocious, her own woman, trying her hardest within the limited confines of her life to go her own way. Persuaded by an editor friend to read Elena Ferrante's stories, I downloaded the first of the novels that very evening. There are different levels of ‘librarian’ status at GR and I am at the most lowly. Les membres Amazon Prime bénéficient de livraisons gratuites illimitées toute l'année, Choisissez parmi 20 000 points retrait en France et en Belgique, incluant points relais et consignes automatiques Amazon Lockers, Sélectionnez cette adresse lors de votre commande, Acheter les articles sélectionnés ensemble, Livraison à EUR 0,01 sur les livres et gratuite dès EUR 25 d'achats sur tout autre article, Europa Editions; Original édition (25 septembre 2012). Oscar Wilde, Angela Meyer // hidden auditorium of the skull, an occasional blog about writing, reading and watching the world. Book Review: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante, Book Review: The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neapolitan_Novels, #BookBingo2020 – Round 3: Coming of Age | Theresa Smith Writes. My Brilliant Friend . Yes, that’s correct. 3.9 out of 5 stars 3,358 ratings. S ince publication of the first book in 2011, the Neapolitan Novels have made their way into the highest echelon of modern literature. Perhaps I just wasn’t in the right head space at that time to appreciate it, because I really wanted to! From then on I was totally hooked, wanting to read them all. Reading Ferrante reminded me of that child-like excitement when you can’t look up from the page, when your eyes seem to be popping from your head, when you think: I didn’t know books could do this!” — My Brilliant Friend is a modern masterpiece, the work of one of Italy’s great storytellers. Do not waste your time reading this piece of garbage if what you're interested in is proper literature. A passing remark in my library said this was worth reading. Oh, I’m so, SO glad that you’ve read and reviewed this – one of my absolute favourites, and this review is perfection ❤️. My Brilliant Friend; The Neapolitan Novels, Book 1 ; By: Elena Ferrante; Narrated by: Hillary Huber; Series: The Neapolitan Novels, Book 1 Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins Categories: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction; 4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 (7,539 ratings) Add to Cart failed. Ferrante takes a microscope to themes such as gender roles, poverty, politics, religion, love, class, childhood and above all, friendship. Impossible d'ajouter l'article à votre liste. If you’ve ever felt inferior to your friends, this book is the cure. I don’t think so. They learn to rely on each other and discover that their destinies are bound up in the intensity of their relationship. It's hard to say anything negative about this novel (and the whole series). I don’t believe that she escaped his interest by marrying another man. The translation is excellent, don’t get me wrong, but when it came to the dialogue, I have this feeling that it would have had a whole other layer of emotional depth in its original Italian. I feel that he was a young man who closed himself off long ago as a precautionary measure against his father’s repeated misconduct. Elena alludes to Lila’s panic attacks (not that they were called that back then) and Rino’s bouts of depression that would lead to sleep walking. I am now reading the second one! I’m half-way through the first book and I know that I’m wasting my time for not quitting right now but this obstinate habit of mine that doesn’t let me stop until I reach the last page, will force me to finish reading it. This was demonstrated over and over throughout the novel but perhaps the most powerful symbol of it was evidenced in that ending: the inevitable appearance at the wedding of the unwanted guest and those shoes, a forceful statement of exactly where and with whom the power lies. Apple Books Preview. I’m very late to the party on this one, although I have had a copy of this on my eBook shelf for a few years after reading an article on the series, I think, before the fourth book came out. We see through these conditions, as well as Melina’s mental illness, how people struggled, reliant on empathy and the protection of those around them. We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. In a society driven by retribution, she humiliated him too much for that, hence, the ending and that bold statement made by Marcello. As you say, it is a wonderful portrait of the emergence of a nation from war, oppression, starvation, and of a violent, patriarchal society. It makes me awfully worried about the future of literature. I saw the writing on that wall right from the get go. Please try again later. Elena Ferrante is a brilliant story telle,r and the story was both well written and captivating. Meanwhile, Elena continues her journey of self-discovery. I watched both seasons in 6 days, so good I loved it and read the first one and now reading the second “the story of a new name”, the series is brilliant, the novels maybe aren’t as captivating since to me there was a lot of decorative sentences or maybe I have thought so (I read it in Arabic) but watched an English subtitled series, and those details or sentences were not as detailed in the series..The cast was definitely brilliant and their performance felt so real.. I tired of her, particularly as they got older and maturity should have been setting in. I liked the second one, so much so that I stupidly bought a fourth one before I’d read the third and ended up sending both unread to the OpShop because I abandoned the the fourth one. From one of Italy's most acclaimed authors, The Neapolitan Novels is an exploration of the friendship between Lila and Lena, two bright young girls who grew up in the tough, rough streets of postwar Naples. My Brilliant Friend is a five-star read for me, not just for the story and characters, but also for the thought provoking nature of the text. I’ve almost finished watching the TV adaptation, and it is brilliant in every way. Just shockingly bad. Classement des meilleures ventes d'Amazon : Comment les évaluations sont-elles calculées ? Nous utilisons des cookies et des outils similaires pour faciliter vos achats, fournir nos services, pour comprendre comment les clients utilisent nos services afin de pouvoir apporter des améliorations, et pour présenter des annonces. I find though that this avoids that whole ‘it wasn’t as good as the book’ mentality. List Price: 17.00* * Individual store prices may vary. There was a helpful cast list in the front of the book but I didn’t need to refer to it once I’d started. My Brilliant Friend (Neapolitan Novels Book 1) Kindle Edition by Elena Ferrante (Author), Ann Goldstein (Translator) Format: Kindle Edition. My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One: Ferrante, Elena, Goldstein, Ann: 8601400235683: Books - Amazon.ca Add to Wish List failed. She is one of Italy's most acclaimed authors. Ahhh! I bought this book for my wife a couple of years ago, and picked it up to read on a recent trip to Italy. But I did love this one and I may read more Ferrante in the future. But it’s in Elena’s friendship with Lila that I liked her the least. Ah, I don’t really remember book 2. Remove from wishlist failed. A super librarian! Kindle Edition. Ferrante was one of the writers and maybe in Italy you have more say over what happens when your book is adapted than in America, Australia or the UK. The horror, breaking the golden reading rule. My Brilliant Friend: The Neapolitan Novels, Book 1 Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Elena Ferrante (Author), Hillary Huber (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher) & 0 more 4.1 … Anyway, better late than never! Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. The two young women share a complex and evolving bond that brings them close at times, and drives them apart at others. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I like Elena… she is insecure, jealous, bitter, but she touches me because of her desire to be different, her self-hatred, which I think springs from her relationship with her mother. It is the simple story about relationships, discribing various people in their day to day life without being boring, exploring deep emotions and sharing well observed situations . Top Books Top Audiobooks Oprah’s Book Club Elena Ferrante View in Apple Books. Marcello’s interest in her was frightening. I hope Elena grows in maturity and emotional complexity over the next three books. I wish I could read Italian. The Hazel Wood: A Novel Melissa Albert. PS I’ve had a reply. Discover all of the pseudonymous Italian author's books about women, life and love. However, as you’ll see in tomorrow’s review, I didn’t like book 2. Wow, what a review! My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante. About the Authors Elena Ferrante was born in Naples. (I’m a ‘librarian’ at GR). My Brilliant Friend. La commande 1-Click n'est pas disponible pour cet article. ( Log Out /  2012 The Lying Life of Adults: A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. I like it when a reader comes ‘late to the party’ because it gives us a chance to revisit a book we really enjoyed. I have only read the first novel, and not long after if first came out in Aust. 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