Read it …before you see the movie.. and before you watch the Oscars! In this edgy tale of mixed feelings and motherhood we meet Leda, a middle-aged divorcée and mother of two alone at a coastal resort in southern Italy. She soon becomes intrigued by a Neapolitan family, and in particular by Nina, a young mother with whom she strikes up a conversation. After Nina confides a dark secret, one seemingly trivial occurrence leads to events that could destroy Nina’s family.
“Ferrante can do a woman’s interior dialogue like no one else, with a ferocity that is shockingly honest, unnervingly blunt.” – Booklist

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