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'About the Author' - Elena Ferrante

I mentioned and discussed (as, it seems, did everyone else...) the 'unmasking' of Elena Ferrante a few days ago. Yesterday, I got my copy of the forthcoming (1 November) 'Ferrante'-collection Frantumaglia -- see the Europa Editions publicity page, or pre-order your copy at or -- and, for a moment, I thought they had hit on the absolute best 'About the Author'-page imaginable, given the circumstances (and generally): Alas, it turned out that on the next page they have a short paragraph about 'Elena Ferrante' and the books she's published.
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