Elena Ferrante – The Neapolitan Novels

Elena Ferrante is the pen name of the Italian writer that has become a literary sensation with her tetralogy known as the Neapolitan novels. What her real name is, where she lives, what she looks like, are all unknown. As a reader, I found it hard to imagine her as a man. Despite her anonymity, or perhaps also because of that, Elena Ferrante’s status has been one of “literary rock star.”

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