Daily Mail

Mystery author’s hit novels spark tourism boom in Naples

Still regarded as ‘dangerous’ by many due to its links with organised crime, Naples could be set for a tourism boom – and it’s all thanks to a secret writer.

Four books written by an author, who uses the pseudonym Elena Ferrante, has put the Italian city in the spotlight.

The best-selling Neapolitan novels about female friendship are being adapted for television, with the author helping transform the books for the small screen.

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