The days of abandonment

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Publisher:
Europa Editions,
Pub. Date:
2005.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Language:
English
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From the author of My Brilliant Friend "She is among the greatest Italian authors of recent years."- Corriere della Sera "Ferrante dissects the personal microcosm so well, and with awesome lucidity and precision shows us the meanderings of a woman's mind, the suffering that accompanies being abandoned, and the awful rumbling of time passing."- El Mundo "Elena Ferrante has given us a startlingly beautiful novel of exceptional and bold strength."- Il Manifesto "Severe and rigorously unsentimental, packed full of passages written with dizzying intensity at a rare and acute pitch. Ferrante is at her best when her writing holds tight to those nagging, niggling obsessions that make up our mental landscapes."- La Stampa A national bestseller for almost an entire year, The Days of Abandonment shocked and captivated its Italian public when first published. It is the gripping story of a woman's descent into devastating emptiness after being abandoned by her husband with two young children to care for. When she finds herself literally trapped within the four walls of their high-rise apartment, she is forced to confront her ghosts, the potential loss of her own identity, and the possibility that life may never return to normal.
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9781933372006
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subject_facet Depression, Mental -- Fiction, Desertion and non-support -- Fiction
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title_full The days of abandonment / Elena Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein
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