A New York Times Bestseller
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2014
Appeared on 14 Best Book lists
The Neapolitan Novels (Book 3)
Friends Elena and Lila have become women. Married at sixteen, Lila left her husband and works as a common laborer. Elena left the neighborhood, earned a degree, and published a successful novel. Afloat on the sea of opportunities that opened in the nineteen-seventies, they are still connected by a strong, unbreakable bond.