Ferrante Fever Turns Naples into a Tourist Hotspot

Mar 11, 2016 371

Ever since the Neapolitan series of four novels by Elena Ferrante was published in English last year, the port has become a major destination for American and British enthusiasts alike.

These new visitors are as keen to explore the city's working-class streets as the more traditional attractions of historic palaces, churches and museums. This month it was announced that a 32-part Italian television series of Ferrante's stories will be produced. Her novels showcase Naples with all its flaws and the city becomes a character in its own right.

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Source: http://www.italiantribune.com/

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