I read Italian writer Elena Ferrante's slim but dark novel The Lost Daughter several months ago and in recent weeks several interesting reviews have appeared online: at the complete review, over at Three Percent, and finally at Words Without Borders.
I recommend giving it a read. The novel was published by Europa Editions and translated by Ann Goldstein.
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