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London SYP Bookclub – May 2016 – ‘My Brilliant Friend’ by Elena Ferrante

Book: 'My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Genre: Contemporary fiction

Venue: The Sun Tavern, Covent Garden

Synopsis:

**Shortlisted for the Waterstones Book of the Year 2015**

A modern masterpiece from one of Italy's most acclaimed authors. My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense and generous-hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila.

Ferrante's inimitable style lends itself perfectly to a meticulous portrait of these two women that is also the story of a nation and a touching meditation on the nature of friendship. Through the lives of these two women, Ferrante tells the story of a neighbourhood, a city and a country as it is transformed in ways that, in turn, also transform the relationship between her two protagonists.

Event Details

16th May 2016
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Sun Tavern 66 Long Acre
London, WC2E 9JD
http://www.thesuntaverncoventgarden.co.uk