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Elena Ferrante


Italy (b.1973)

Elena Ferrante was born in Naples. Though one of Italy's most important and acclaimed contemporary authors, she has successfully shunned public attention and kept her whereabouts and her true identity concealed.

Genres: Literary Fiction, Children's Fiction
 
Non fiction
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Awards
Man Booker International Prize Best Book nominee (2016) : The Story of the Lost Child


Elena Ferrante recommends
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The Piranhas (2018)
Roberto Saviano
"With the openhearted rashness that belongs to every true writer, Saviano returns to tell the story of the fierce and grieving heart of Naples."

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