9781925240122

Days of Abandonment

FERRANTE ELENA


Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9781925240122
Published: June 2015

Price: $22.99

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From the author of My Brilliant Friend

"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. It is 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.

Details
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN13: 9781925240122
  • Published: June 2015
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Width: 12.8 mm
  • Height: 1.5 mm
  • Depth: 19.8 mm
  • Publisher:not specified

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