It broke my heart so badly that I had to stop reading it for a few days to recover. This is the second book of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan series, and it follows Elena and Lila from their teenage years and into their early 20s. Their neighborhood in Naples is still rough and violent in the s, but Lila's marriage to the wealthy grocer Stefano allows her to climb out of the poverty. The two friends were often competitive, especially about school, but in book two, they This novel broke my heart. The two friends were often competitive, especially about school, but in book two, they are also competitive about men.
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