“Historien om en anständig familj” is for all the readers who loved the atmosphere of Elena Ferrante’s novels.
It is a captivating family saga focused on a wilful young woman’s struggles against her oppressive small town, Bari. It is a well-written, beautiful and intense story, a rich novel full of life, scent and feeling.
Already sold to eighteen countries, in Sweden the book has been published by Piratförlaget and soon it will become a tv series.
Rosa Ventrella is a teacher of Italian literature. She was born and raised in Bari, but she currently lives in Cremona (North Italy). This is her third novel, the first translated in Swedish.
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