Elena Ferrante

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Top 10 mirrored lives in fiction
From Oscar Wilde to Daisy Johnson, parallel lives – and what they say about choices and circumstance – have long been a source of fascination and inspiration for novelists

Alex Hyde

23, Mar, 2022 @3:37 PM

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In the Margins by Elena Ferrante review – a window into the writer’s world
Four essays by the author of the Neapolitan Quartet reveal her struggles while developing her literary voice

Johanna Thomas-Corr

20, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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TV tonight: Steve Jones launches a property show with a twist
Channel 4’s new property series Perfect House, Secret Location. Plus: Joanna Lumley in a hot air balloon. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Henry Wong, Phil Harrison and Hannah Verdier

17, Mar, 2022 @6:20 AM

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Top 10 novels about toxic friendships | Charlotte Northedge
Complex attachments mixing intimacy and deception can decide whole lives, and have inspired novelists from William Thackeray to Elena Ferrante

Charlotte Northedge

16, Mar, 2022 @12:00 PM

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In the Margins by Elena Ferrante review – a portrait of the artist
The closest Ferrante has come to an articulation of why and how she writes

Katherine Hill

16, Mar, 2022 @7:30 AM

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My Brilliant Friend review – this gorgeous drama is television at its best
Series three of this impeccably stylish adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s novels is seductive, cinematic and weaves a spell unlike anything else

Rebecca Nicholson

10, Mar, 2022 @10:05 PM

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TV tonight: Elena Ferrante beautifully unpacks friendship, class and privilege
The TV adaptation of My Brilliant Friend reaches Lenù and Lila’s friendship in 70s Italy. Plus: Crufts. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Graeme Virtue, Henry Wong and Jack Seale

10, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘I felt different as a child. I was nearly mute’: Elena Ferrante in conversation with Elizabeth Strout
The author of the Neapolitan quartet and the Pulitzer prize-winning novelist discuss identity, ambition, truth – and the ‘convulsive’ urge to write

Elena Ferrante and Elizabeth Strout

05, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Olivia Colman overcomes Bafta snub to take London critics’ best actress award
Colman wins prize for her role in The Lost Daughter, while Jane Campion’s western The Power of the Dog also triumphed taking home four awards

Andrew Pulver

07, Feb, 2022 @11:20 AM

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The Guide #19: five under-the-radar TV gems you should catch up on next
In this week’s newsletter: yes, there’s too much to watch at once – but these five stellar shows didn’t deserve to slip through the cracks

Gwilym Mumford

28, Jan, 2022 @11:45 AM

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A maternal truth: some women don’t love their children as society thinks they should | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
It’s refreshing that the film The Lost Daughter accepts the complexity of child rearing, says Guardian columnist Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

05, Jan, 2022 @2:09 PM

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How The Lost Daughter confronts one of our most enduring cultural taboos
Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut, adapted from the short novel by Elena Ferrante, unravels the myth that motherhood comes naturally to women

Adrian Horton

05, Jan, 2022 @6:03 AM

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