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Book Review: The Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante

By Eleanor Foa Dienstag
By Eleanor Foa Dienstag

Not since Doris Lessing's autobiographical Martha Quest series, have I read a book so intensely focused on the inner complexities of what it is to be a modern woman as well as the contradictory emotions—love, jealousy, competitiveness, compassion—of female friendship.

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