Days of Abandonment

ISBN-10: 1933372001

ISBN-13: 9781933372006

Edition: 2005

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Description: "She is among the greatest Italian authors of recent years."-"-""Corriere della Sera "Ferrante dissects the personal microcosm so well, and with awesome lucidity and precision shows us the meanderings of a woman's mind, the suffering that accompanies being abandoned, and the awful rumbling of time passing."-"-""El Mundo "Elena Ferrante has given us a startlingly beautiful novel of exceptional and bold strength."-"-""Il Manifesto "Severe and rigorously unsentimental, packed full of passages written with dizzying intensity at a rare and acute pitch. Ferrante is at her best when her writing holds tight to those nagging, niggling obsessions that make up our mental landscapes."-"-""La Stampa A national bestseller for almost an entire year, "The Days of Abandonment shocked and captivated its Italian public when first published. The gripping story of a woman's descent into devastating emptiness after being abandoned by her husband with two young children to care for. When she finds herself literally trapped within the four walls of their high-rise apartment, she is forced to confront her ghosts, the potential loss of her own identity, and the possibility that life may never return to normal. Elena Ferrante was born in Naples. Though she is one of Italy's most important and acclaimed contemporary authors, her identity is a mystery. Theories and speculation as to who Elena Ferrante really is continue to circulate, however the author has successfully shunned public attention and been able to keep her whereabouts, and her true identity, concealed. "The Days of Abandonment, her second novel, is currently being made into a film by director Roberto Faenza, and is due for release inNorth America in 2006.

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List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Europa Editions, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.40" wide x 8.20" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.792

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