The Days of Abandonment

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Product Details

Price
$16.00  $14.72
Publisher
Europa Editions
Publish Date
Pages
192
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.2 X 0.7 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781933372006

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About the Author

Elena Ferrante is the author of The Days of Abandonment (Europa, 2005), Troubling Love (Europa, 2006), The Lost Daughter (Europa, 2008) and the Neapolitan Quartet (Europa 2012-2015). She is also the author of a children's picture book illustrated by Mara Cerri, The Beach at Night.

Ann Goldstein
is an editor at The New Yorker. Her translations for Europa Editions include novels by Amara Lakhous, Alessandro Piperno, and Elena Ferrante's bestselling My Brilliant Friend. She lives in New York.

Reviews

Praise for The Days of Abandonment

"A masterpiece...The magic of Days of Abandonment remains the fierce intelligence of its narrator."
--The Philadelphia Inquirer

"The writer is immensely self-aware and her frankness is stunning."
--The New York Times

"Ferrante's novels are tactile and sensual, visceral and dizzying."
--The Guardian

"Nothing you read about Elena Ferrante's work prepares you for the ferocity of it."
--Amy Rowland, The New York Times

"Ferrante's voice feels necessary. She is the Italian Alice Munro."
--Mona Simpson, author of Casebook and Anywhere But Here

"Elena Ferrante: the best angry woman writer ever!"
--John Waters, director

"[Ferrante] describes the female experience so intimately and so vividly that the reader feels like she could (and should) know the writer personally."
--Kat Stoeffel, New York Magazine

"Ferrante puts most other writing at the moment in the shade. She's marvelous"
--Booker Prize-winning author of The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Richard Flanagan