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Elena Ferrante

The Beach at Night

Elena Ferrante

The Beach at Night

2016, pp. 48, Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609453701
Translated by: Ann Goldstein
Region: Italy
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$ 13.00

The book

Full-color illustrations by Mara Cerri

Left alone on the beach to fend for herself, a doll named Celina is having a terrible night. The Mean Beach Attendant of Sunset is trying to steal all her words, the Fire wants to burn her, and the Sea refuses to answer her prayers. Worst of all, she has been abandoned by her mamma, the little girl Mati, who now has a new kitten to play with. Between one misadventure and another, night turns to day, and when the sun rises Celina will see everything a little more clearly.

The Beach at Night is a short, moving, and mysterious tale for future and present readers of Ferrante’s beloved novels.

The author

Elena Ferrante
Elena Ferrante is the author of The Days of Abandonment (Europa, 2005), Troubling Love (Europa, 2006), The Lost Daughter (Europa, 2008) and the Neapolitan Quartet (Europa 2012-2015). She is also the author of a children’s picture book illustrated by Mara Cerri, The Beach at Night.

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