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The Neapolitan Quartet Reader

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Reading Groups have made Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Quartet a long-selling bestseller. At Europa Editions we’d like to express by offering this extensive guide to the four installments of the Neapolitan series for book groups, reading groups, and book discussion leaders. With a summary of the series, discussion questions, a summary of international praise and much more, t ...more
Kindle Edition, 58 pages
Published August 16th 2016 by Europa Editions
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This series of books must be read in order; none of the novels really stands alone I feel and events in previous books are often referred to.
The quartet immerses the reader in the ’neighbourhood’ in Naples in all its fear, violence, misogyny, backwardness and struggle. The characters are alive and spitting and draw you into the story of the two friends, their ambitions, fears and interdependence. As in real life, some of the relationships are arcane but that of the two main protagonists is explo
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