Take a Trip Through Elena Ferrante’s Naples With This Gorgeous Photo Essay!

Take a Trip Through Elena Ferrante’s Naples With This Gorgeous Photo Essay!

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Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitian series, starting with hit novel My Brilliant Friend, has taken the literary world by storm, and is soon to be adapted for television by HBO. Italian director Saverio Costanzo will direct, while Jennifer Schuur will serve as executive producer. The plan is for a thirty-two episode series spanning all four books.   My Brilliant Friend follows the story of a sixty-year friendship between two women, which is told by one, Elena, after the other, Lila, vanishes.    The Guardian recently published a beautiful photo essay by Sophia Seymour, which picturesby Giuseppe Di Vaio, exploring the neighborhood in which Ferrante’s protagonists grow …