Call Me by Your Name
Publish date: January 23rd 2007
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 248
Edition language: English
I couldn’t do it. I listened to 4 CD’s of this 7-pack novel and I finally had to stop. It was just too painful for me to continue. I think it was a combination of the main character and the narrator. There was just too much inner turmoil and reflection on the part of the main character Elio, that ...
Really nice story about a 17 year old teenager Elio meeting and falling for the house guest Oliver. Teenage boy being romantic, he is Italian, and falling for a young professor who came to live in his house, in his room, to work on his book and helped out with paper work with his father, They m...
"I had finally encountered the life that was right for me but had failed to have. " I finished the book last night actually and been staring into blank space since, wondering what to say about it. Should I declare that it is so poetically written, that it feels like Elio's words have formed an entit...
This was such a beautiful, bitter-sweet love story, delightfully poignant in places. Exquisitely written while both playing into and sometimes subverting some Italian stereotypes. Definitely a re-reading kind of material.
But remember, our hearts and our bodies are given to us only once. Most of us can't help but live as though we've got two lives to live, one is the mockup, the other the finished version, and then there are all those versions in between. But there's only one, and before you know it, your heart is wo...
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