It's a coming-of-age story centered around the lives of two intelligent girls - narrator Elena "Lenu" Greco ... The Story of the Lost Child by Elena Ferrante review - a frighteningly insightful finale In this last instalment, the Neapolitan series mutates into a weightier exploration of the sinister ... Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Quartet is complete with The Story of the Lost Child, making it possible to see the whole structure, which reveals itself in layers like Naples itself, where former cityscapes are buried by time, political violence, and natural disasters. The Story of the Lost Child is the final quarter in a whole that is about much more than the demonic friendship and rivalry between its narrator, Lenù, and Lila, whom we have followed from ... The Lost Child is the story of a small child who gets lost in a fair. He had gone with his parents to the fair but loses them when he gets engrossed in looking at a roundabout swing.
Characters Greco family. Elena ("Lenù") Greco (as an adult becomes a successful author) two daughters by husband Pietro Airota; one daughter by later affair with Nino Sarratore; Vittorio Greco (Elena's father, doorman at the city hall) The Lost Child ( 2000) The Lost Child.