In the Margins


A delightful collection of original essays by Elena Ferrante as she reflects on the “adventure of writing”-her own and others’.

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SKU: 9781787704169 Category: Tag: Publisher/imprint : Europa Editions
Page count : 172
Published on 17th March, 2022


“Elena Ferrante has established herself as the foremost writer in Italy – and the world.” THE SUNDAY TIMES

A delightful collection of original essays on reading and writing.

From the internationally acclaimed author of My Brilliant Friend, The Lying Life of Adults, and The Lost Daughter, come four revelatory pieces offering rare insight into the author’s formation as a writer and life as a reader. Ferrante warns us of the perils of “bad language”-historically alien to the truth of women-and advocates for a collective fusion of female talent as she brilliantly discourses on the work of her most beloved authors.  A delightful collection of essays exploring reading and writing from the internationally acclaimed author of My Brilliant Friend and The Lying Life of Adults. 

Ferrante’s writing has been described as compulsive (The Times) and astonishing (Guardian), her novels have sold millions and been translated into many languages as well as adapted for TV internationally.

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Weight 0.224 kg
Dimensions 21 × 13.5 × 1.6 cm