Call Me by Your Name
A New York Times Notable Book of the YearA Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA Washington Post Best Fiction Book of the YearA New York Magazine “Future Canon” SelectionA Chicago Tribune Favorite Book of the YearOne of The Seattle Times’ Michael Upchurch’s Favorite Books of the YearAn Amazon... show more
A New York Times Notable Book of the YearA Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA Washington Post Best Fiction Book of the YearA New York Magazine “Future Canon” SelectionA Chicago Tribune Favorite Book of the YearOne of The Seattle Times’ Michael Upchurch’s Favorite Books of the YearAn Amazon Top 100 Editors’ Picks of the Year An Amazon Top 10 Editors’ pick: Debut Fiction (#6)An Amazon Top 10 Editors’ pick: Gay & Lesbian (#1) Call Me by Your Name is the story of a sudden and powerful romance that blossoms between an adolescent boy and a summer guest at his parents' cliffside mansion on the Italian Riviera. During the restless summer weeks, unrelenting but buried currents of obsession, fascination, and desire intensify their passion as they test the charged ground between them and verge toward the one thing both already fear they may never truly find again: total intimacy. André Aciman's critically acclaimed debut novel is a frank, unsentimental, heartrending elegy to human passion.
Publish date: January 22nd 2008
Pages no: 256
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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