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A NEW YORK TIMES & NATIONAL BESTSELLER
A BEST BOOK OF 2020
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A POWERFUL NEW NOVEL set in a divided Naples by ELENA FERRANTE, the New York Times best-selling author of My Brilliant Friend and The Lost Daughter. Soon to be a NETFLIX Original Series.
"Another spellbinding coming-of-age tale from a master."—People Magazine**, Top 10 Books of 2020**
Giovanna's pretty face is changing, turning ugly, at least so her father thinks. Giovanna, he says, looks more like her Aunt Vittoria every day. But can it be true? Is she really changing? Is she turning into her Aunt Vittoria, a woman she hardly knows but whom her mother and father clearly despise? Surely there is a mirror somewhere in which she can see herself as she truly is.
Giovanna is searching for her reflection in two kindred cities that fear and detest one another: Naples of the heights, which assumes a mask of refinement, and Naples of the depths, a place of excess and vulgarity. She moves from one to the other in search of the truth, but neither city seems to offer answers or escape.
Named one of 2016's most influential people by TIME Magazine and frequently touted as a future Nobel Prize-winner, Elena Ferrante has become one of the world's most read and beloved writers. With this new novel about the transition from childhood to adolescence to adulthood, Ferrante proves once again that she deserves her many accolades. In The Lying Life of Adults, readers will discover another gripping, highly addictive, and totally unforgettable Neapolitan story.
"There's no doubt [the publication of The Lying Life of Adults] will be the literary event of the year."—ELLE Magazine
It is a necessary book." * Il Manifesto * It is a necessary book." * Il Manifesto * "The most intense writing about the experiences and interior life of a girl on the cusp of adulthood that I have ever read."
The latest novel by the mysterious and highly acclaimed Italian author Elena Ferrante, The Lying Life of Adults (2020) centers on 12-year-old Giovanna, who, growing up in Naples, Italy, is struggling to come to terms with the shifting landscape of her childhood and her family.
"The Lying Life of Adults" will be adapted by Netflix. The new novel is suspenseful and propulsive; in style and theme, a sibling to her previous books.
This is where Ferrante's latest novel, The Lying Life of Adults, begins.
But it's also a more vulnerable performance, less tightly woven and deliberately plotted, even turning uncharacteristically jagged at points as it explores some of the writer's touchiest preoccupations."—
Ferrante's exquisitely moody new novel, The Lying Life of Adults, is about a teenager named Giovanna who learns that the grown-ups in her life have been lying to her.
The Lying Life of Adults reads like a raw confession. Ferrante excavates her protagonist's turbulent inner life with unvarnished prose.