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We’re headed to Naples this November with Elena Ferrante.

Our Elena Ferrante obsession heads back into overdrive this month as a new book from the enigmatic author appears on shelves. Up until recently, the fact that, in this day and age, a writer of her prestige managed to remain completely anonymous baffled us.

Of course, as Ferrante fans will now know, her apparent identity was exposed by a nosy journalist very recently – but in the interest of supporting our beloved Italian and her right to privacy, let’s not even go there.

Back to Frantumaglia; it offers a rare glimpse into her writing desk – where the Neapolitan Quartet, among other works, was born – and reads like a scrapbook of letters, thoughts, essays and interviews which scratch the surface of the Italian novelist. It’s out November 1st, but you can enter to win it here!