Elena Ferrante

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The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante audiobook review – faith and deceit
Marisa Tomei narrates this sensational coming-of-age tale set in Naples, in which a young girl unravels her family’s secrets

Fiona Sturges

20, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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The Lying Life of Adults review – another impeccable Elena Ferrante TV show
Netflix takes Ferrante’s coming-of-age tale about a bored teen and her brash, entrancing aunt and adds rocket fuel. They’re having a blast – and you will too

Rebecca Nicholson

05, Jan, 2023 @12:08 PM

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The power of women: acclaimed Italian author Elena Ferrante on patriarchy and protest in Iran
The award-winning novelist talks to Shiva Akhavan Rad about the fight for equality in Iran

Shiva Akhavan Rad

26, Nov, 2022 @4:27 PM

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The Guardian view on Annie Ernaux: a vintage Nobel winner | Editorial
Editorial: One of France’s finest writers has joined an all too select bunch of female laureates. And about time too

Editorial

07, Oct, 2022 @5:25 PM

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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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