Elena Ferrante is the author of The Days of Abandonment (Europa, 2005), Troubling Love (Europa, 2006), The Lost Daughter (Europa, 2008) and the four volumes of the Neapolitan Quartet (My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, and The Story of the Lost Child), published by Europa Editions between 2012 and 2015. She is also the author of a children's picture book illustrated by Mara Cerri, The Beach at Night, and a work of non-fiction, Frantumaglia: A Writer's Journey. Incidental Inventions, her collected Guardian columns, were published in 2019.
"High-stakes, subversive literature." -- Catherine Taylor * The
"Elena Ferrante has established herself as the foremost writer in Italy-and in the world." * The Sunday Times *
"An extraordinary epic." -- Michiko Kakutani * The New York Times *
"An unconditional masterpiece . . . I was totally enthralled." -- Jhumpa Lahiri
"The only book ever to make me shout out loud at a revelation in the story." * The Guardian *
"A beautiful and delicate tale of confluence and reversal." -- James Wood * The New Yorker *