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"Nothing quite like this has ever been published before," proclaimed The Guardian about the Neapolitan novels in 2014. Against the backdrop of a Naples that is as seductive as it is perilous and a world undergoing epochal change, Elena Ferrante tells the story of a lifelong friendship between two women with unmatched honesty and brilliance.
Liverpool, 1848. When Meg's struggling family realise they can't feed all the children, Meg volunteers to go to the workhouse for one season, and she'll take her little sister, Rosie, with her. But Meg and Rosie are separated as soon as they enter the workhouse...
Evelio Rosero, translated by Anne McLean and translated by Victor Meadowcroft
An allegorical tale. In a small town the full terror emerges of a dominant power structure left unchallenged. One of many kept indoors during their short lives, an unknown narrator describes with increasing circles the boundaries of his living space and the realities of his uncertain condition.
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