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My Brilliant Friend

My Brilliant Friend - Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein

My Brilliant Friend written by Elena Ferrante and translated by Ann Goldstein is the first in a quartet, documenting a friendship between Elena and Lila. Told from Elena's perspective, this book is a child's view of childhood and her community with an undercurrent of sadness running through it. Having read this book alone, the story is incomplete. I enjoy it, but it does not elicit an emotional connection to keep me reading through the remainder of the series.

 

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