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Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

Author(s): Elena Ferrante

Location(s): Naples

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1970s

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In this third Neapolitan novel, Elena and Lila have become women. Both have attempted pushing against the walls of a prison that would have seen them living a life of misery, ignorance and submission. They are afloat on the great sea of opportunities that opened up during the1970s. Yet they are still very much bound to each other by a strong, unbreakable bond.

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A fantastic insight into the lives lived in an incredibly impoverished city. The struggle of the two girls continues, in this, the 3rd book of an incredible series.

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750 - 3000 words with strong 'sense of place' theme

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