The Lying Life of Adults

In this powerful coming-of-age story, Elena Ferrante’s ability to draw in her reader remains unparalleled.

Share this Article:

Review of ‘The Lying Life of Adults’

Published in Italy in November 2019 (fans lined up outside bookstores to purchase their copies at the stroke of midnight), The Lying Life of Adults is the first novel from Elena Ferrante since the final installment of the Neapolitan quartet, the series that made her an international literary star, was published in 2016. Set in…

Sign Up

Stay on top of new releases: Sign up for our newsletter to receive reading recommendations in your favorite genres every Tuesday.