Set in Naples, Italy, this debut novel by New York Times bestselling author Elena Ferrante (My Brilliant Friend, The Days of Abandonment) tells a story about mothers and daughters and the complicated knot of lies, emotions, and shared history than binds them. Following her mother’s untimely and mysterious death, Delia embarks on a voyage of discovery through the chaotic, suffocating streets of her native Naples in search of the truth about her family. A series of mysterious telephone calls leads her to compelling and disturbing revelations about her mother’s final days.
The title of Elena Ferrante's first novel has been translated as Troubling Love, but as the Italian original (L'amore molesto) and the film-title ('Nasty Love') suggest, what's going on here is perhaps more than that ... Troubling Love - Elena Ferrante - Europa Editions ... . It's certainly deeply, deeply troubling. The story is narrated by Delia.
In this short, pacy novel of often overpowering intensity, "Troubling love" refers to the narrator Delia's ambiguous feelings for her mother Amalia, a mixture of love and hate, brought to a head by her death by drowning, an apparent act of suicide.
Troubling Love. Translated by Ann Goldstein, Europa Editions, 2016. Amalia, the mother of Troubling Love's first-person narrator Delia, drowned herself in the sea. Amalia's recovered body wore only a fancy bra from the ... Troubling Love: Amazon.co.uk: Elena Ferrante ... ... .
Troubling Love. Translated by Ann Goldstein, Europa Editions, 2016. Amalia, the mother of Troubling Love's first-person narrator Delia, drowned herself in the sea. Amalia's recovered body wore only a fancy bra from the Vossi sister's lingerie shop and her wedding rings.
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