A story about a female friendship that conquered the world.
• The author is a phenomenon of modern literature.
• Included in the list of hundreds of the most influential people in the world.
• Her books occupy the top positions in the lists of world bestsellers.
Neighbors used to always see tender Elena and inflammatory Lila together. Learning to be rich was their childhood dream. But life led the girls to her in different ways. Clever Elena is persistently getting an education, and the gifted Lila works in the family shoe workshop, preparing for the wedding. Constantly competing and growing in this rivalry, girlfriends will leave peers far behind. However, in Italy in the 1950s, it was not easy to break out of the world of ignorance, violence and parental dictates. It’s like a game in which Elena and Lila made different bets. Which of them will win?
About the author
Elena Ferrante – a real Italian phenomenon of modern literature. Ferrante is a unique author, several of her books have not left the top positions for many years not only in Italian but also in European and American bestseller lists. The novel “My Incredible Girlfriend” became a worldwide literary sensation and caused the “Ferrante fever” on social networks, and the name of the writer appeared in the short list of the 2016 Booker Prize.