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Elena Ferrante’s Recommended Reading on

Stories of women told by women: Elena Ferrante, the New York Times bestselling author of My Brilliant Friend and The Lying Life of Adults, recommends 40 twentieth-century female writers.

Valérie Perrin

Europa Editions UK to launch international number 1 bestseller and unforgettable novel Fresh Water for Flowers

Europa Editions UK is to work with Midas PR to launch the paperback of international sensation Fresh Water for Flowers by award-winning author Valérie Perrin in June.

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The Neapolitan Novels

  • Cover: My Brilliant Friend - Elena Ferrante

    Elena Ferrante

    My Brilliant Friend

    2012, pp. 336, £ 12.99
    A modern masterpiece from one of Italy’s most acclaimed authors, My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about...
  • Cover: The Story of a New Name - Elena Ferrante

    Elena Ferrante

    The Story of a New Name

    2013, pp. 480, £ 12.99
    The Story of a New Name is a sweeping, generous-hearted, and brilliantly realized masterpiece by one of Italy's most important contemporary...
  • Cover: Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay - Elena Ferrante

    Elena Ferrante

    Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

    2014, pp. 400, £ 12.99
    In this third Neapolitan novel, Elena and Lila, the two girls whom readers first met in My Brilliant Friend, have become women
  • Cover: The Story of the Lost Child - Elena Ferrante

    Elena Ferrante

    The Story of the Lost Child

    2015, pp. 464, £ 12.99
    This fourth and final of Elena Ferrante's renowned Neapolitan Novels follows the concluding chapter in the moving and turbulent friendship of Elena...


Recent reviews

  • “I started as a normal reader and ended up willing to give her a kidney.”
    — LRB, Feb 18 2021
  • ‘Writer and translator in powerful harmony’ – Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri wins John Florio Prize for translation Author takes the 2020 John Florio Prize for her ‘exceptional’ and ‘agile’ translation from Italian of Trick by Domenico Starnone, in the...
    — The Society of Authors, Feb 12 2021
  • “The build-up to the final revelation is outstanding, and after I’d finished reading I was left thinking about it for days. This is a story of ordinary lives and extraordinary pain, and a superb English-language debut.”
    — Translating Women, Feb 11 2021
  • “A spare and profound story, beautifully translated.”
    — Waterstones, Feb 11 2021
  • Screenwriter and novelist Ben Hopkins talks to Tom about his ambitious new novel, Cathedral. It's a portrait of the construction of the medieval period's greatest buildings, featuring a cast of intriguing characters all vying for power - from the bishop to his treasurer to local...
    — BBC Radio 4, Feb 11 2021
  • “The biggest show Netflix has in the pipeline in Italy is Elena Ferrante adaptation “The Lying Life of Adults,” being produced by Domenico Procacci’s Fandango, which has a planned 2022 delivery date.”
    — Variety, Feb 9 2021
  • "Maki Kashimada’s Touring the Land of the Dead sounds intriguing with its story of a woman married beneath her social station according to her mother and brother, both of whom seem unable to reconcile themselves to their own loss of status.
    — A Life in Books, Feb 8 2021

World Noir

  • Cover: Puppies - Maurizio de Giovanni

    Maurizio de Giovanni


    2020, pp. 352, £ 8.99
    This new instalment in Maurizio de Giovanni’s bestselling “Bastards of Pizzofalcone” series unfolds during the crisp beginning of April in contemporary...
  • Cover: Blues for Outlaw Hearts and Old Whores - Massimo Carlotto

    Massimo Carlotto

    Blues for Outlaw Hearts and Old Whores

    2020, pp. 208, £ 12.99
    International secret police operations, drug trafficking, prostitution, and identity theft set the stage for the eternal struggle between Good and...
  • Cover: Cold for the Bastards of Pizzofalcone - Maurizio de Giovanni

    Maurizio de Giovanni

    Cold for the Bastards of Pizzofalcone

    2019, pp. 320, £ 13.99
    Cold winds, political hijinks, and murder on the streets of Naples
  • Cover: The Second Rider - Alex Beer

    Alex Beer

    The Second Rider

    2018, pp. 336, £ 12.99
    First in historical crime series by “the new star of Austrian crime fiction.”—( Kronen Zeitung)
  • Cover: The Night of Rome - Carlo Bonini, Giancarlo De Cataldo

    Carlo Bonini, Giancarlo De Cataldo

    The Night of Rome

    2018, pp. 320, £ 12.99
    In the night of Rome, nothing is what it seems
  • Cover: Chourmo - Jean-Claude Izzo

    Jean-Claude Izzo


    2018, pp. 256, £ 11.99
    Book two in the Marseilles trilogy. His cousin's disappearance drags Montale back onto the mean streets of a violent, crime-infested Marseilles.