The Story of the Lost Child

The Story of the Lost Child

Neapolitan Series, Book 4

eBook - 2015
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"Nothing quite like this has ever been published before," proclaimed The Guardian newspaper about the Neapolitan Novels in 2014. Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, the third book in the series, was an international best seller and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Its author was dubbed "one of the great novelists of our time" by the New York Times Book Review. This fourth and final installment in the series raises the bar even higher and indeed confirms Elena Ferrante as one of the world's best living storytellers. Here is the dazzling saga of two women, the brilliant, bookish Elena and the fiery uncontainable Lila. In this book, both are adults; life's great discoveries have been made, its vagaries and losses have been suffered. Through it all, the women's friendship, examined in its every detail over the course of four books, remains the gravitational center of their lives. Both women once fought to escape the neighborhood in which...
Publisher: 2015
ISBN: 9781609452964
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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Sep 11, 2016

A page turner but I'm glad that the saga finally ends. I've always prefer Lila to Lena who out of envy and jealousy seems to misinterpret Lila's good intentions often. Lila does not care about wealth or power and is the only one who dares to defy the Solaris brothers. She is loyal to her friends and family, helping them with jobs and money and has never been ashamed of them when she becomes rich. I would trust a friend like Lila over Lena any time.

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