The Off-topic book club podcast: My Brilliant Friend

Elena Ferrante My Brilliant Friend

My Brilliant Friend

My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted novel about two friends growing up in Naples in the 1950s.


Each month The Off-Topic Book Club sit down for a lighthearted chat about the chosen novel and the discussion is chaired by Cheree Morrison.  The club was divided about My Brilliant Friend. Kate and Emma thought it was a beautiful insight into female friendship, while Cheree and Rosemarie believed the story didn’t go anywhere. The club also discuss the mystery behind the author Elena Ferrante, whose identity is unknown.




Winter reading prize pack, courtesy of Random Penguin House New Zealand

Winter reading prize pack, courtesy of Random Penguin House New Zealand

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