Kirsty Darbyshire's Reviews > My Brilliant Friend

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
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This is a book that's so lauded that I feel guilty for not really enjoying it that much. The beginning felt like I was having a thousand characters dumped on my head and even with the aid of the table in the front of the book I couldn't keep them straight. Once we got past the childhood part of the book and the characters reached adolescence I started to find it more entertaining rather than a memory exercise. By the end I'd come around to it and might even read the following books, though I think I'd better not leave it too long or I'll have to do all that learning over again.
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Reading Progress

October 19, 2019 – Started Reading
October 19, 2019 – Shelved
October 19, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
October 23, 2019 – Finished Reading
October 24, 2019 – Shelved as: paperback
October 24, 2019 – Shelved as: borrowed

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