Those Who Stay and Those Who Leave

UnknownThose Who Stay and Those Who Leave
by Elena Ferrante
2014 /400 pages
rating 8.5 / contemp fict. (Italy)

This is the third in Ferrante’s absolutely brilliant (so far) Neapolitan Trilogy which began with My Brilliant Friend and continued with The Story of a New Name (Oh where is that review??) –   (I read in the very back section that this is not the last of the Neapolitan books – there’s at least one more coming in 9/15. – Aaaaaaaarrrrrrgggggh!)  

Those Who Stay and Those Who Leave continues the story of Elena who, in mid-20th Century Naples, Italy, raises herself from a poor neighborhood girl to a successful author. The first book opens with a situation in which in middle age, >>>MORE>>>

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