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Troubling Love by Ferrante, Elena;Goldstein, Ann
ISBN: 9781925240146 – The Text Publishing Company 2015 – 144 pp, Paperback
Elena Ferrante was born in Naples. 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. Frantugmalia, a selection of interviews, letters and occasional writings by Ferrante, was published in 2016. She is one of Italy?s most acclaimed authors.Ann Goldstein has translated all of Elena Ferrante?s work. She is an editor at the New Yorker and a recipient of the PEN Renato Poggioli Translation Prize.
This stylish fiction is set in a beguiling but often hostile Naples, whose chaotic, suffocating streets become one of the book’s central motifs. A story about mothers and daughters, and the complicated knot of lies and emotions that binds them.
Following her mother’s untimely and mysterious death, Delia embarks on a voyage of discovery through the streets of her native Naples searching for the truth about her family. Reality is buried somewhere in the fertile soil of memory, and Delia is determined to find it.