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Incidental Inventions

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Incidental Inventions

By  Elena Ferrante , Translator  Ann Goldstein , Read by  Hillary Huber
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Elena Ferrante is the bestselling author of My Brilliant Friend, now an HBO original series. Collected here for the first time are the seeds of future novels, the timely reflections of this internationally beloved storyteller, the abiding preoccupations of a writer who has been called "one of the great novelists of our time" (New York Times).

"This is my last column, after a year that has scared and inspired me ... I have written as an author of novels, taking on matters that are important to me and that--if I have the will and the time--I'd like to develop within real narrative mechanisms."

With these words, Elena Ferrante bid farewell to her year-long collaboration with the Guardian newspaper. For a full year, she wrote weekly articles, the subjects of which had been suggested by Guardian editors, making the writing process a sort of prolonged interlocution. The subjects ranged from first love to climate change, from enmity among women to the experience of seeing her novels adapted for film and TV.

Translated by Ann Goldstein, the acclaimed translator of Ferrante's novels, this volume is a must for all curious readers.

ISBN: 9781094136783

ISBN-10: 9781094136783

Publisher: Blackstone Publishing

Publication Date: 01/28/2020 - 12:00am

On Sale: 01/28/2020 - 12:00am

Language: English

Categories

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