“The Lying Life of Adults” is a novel by the Italian author Elena Ferrante, which was originally published in Italy in 2019 with the title “La vita bugiarda degli adulti.” The novel was translated into English by Ann Goldstein and was published in the United States in 2020.
Ferrante is a pseudonym for the author, whose true identity remains unknown. She is known for her works that explore the complexities of relationships, particularly those among women, and the social and political landscape of Italy.
“The Lying Life of Adults” is set in Naples, Italy, which is a city that has long fascinated Ferrante and serves as the backdrop for many of her novels.
The novel explores the social and economic divisions that exist within the city and the impact of those divisions on the lives of the characters.
The novel has received widespread critical acclaim and has been praised for its exploration of themes such as adolescence, family, class, and identity. It has also been adapted into a television series that was released on Netflix in 2020.
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