The story of the lost child

The story of the lost child
Ferrante, Elena
  • Item Type: Book - FERR
  • Published: 2015
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The Story of the Lost Child is the dazzling finale in the saga of two women: the spirited, bookish Elena and the fiery Lila. Their tumultuous friendship, formed when they were children in Naples, has always been at the heart of their lives. Elena, now a published writer, is married with three daughters. She has come back to Naples to be with the man she has always loved. Lila is a successful entrepreneur and a mother, too, but has never managed to escape the stifling neighbourhood where she grew up.

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Female friendship--Fiction.


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9781925240511 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Ferrante, Elena,


The story of the lost child / by Elena Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein.

Publication Info:

Melbourne, Vic. The Text Publishing Company, 2015.

Physical description:

473 pages ; 24 cm.

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Series Title:

(Neapolitan novels ; 4)

General Note:

Originally published in Italian: [Rome, Italy] : Edizioni E/O, 2014.


Translated from the Italian.

Subject term:

Female friendship--Fiction.

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Geographic term:

Naples (Italy)--Fiction.

Geographic term:

Italy--Social life and customs--1945- --Fiction.

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Goldstein, Ann, 1949-,

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