Call Me by Your Name by André Aciman

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Read Call Me by Your Name Online Free - 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' cliff-side mansion on the Italian Riviera. Unprepared for the consequences of their attraction, at first each feigns indifference. But during the  restless summer weeks that follow, unrelenting buried currents of obsession and fear, fascination and desire, intensify their passion as they test the charged ground between them. What grows from the depths of their spirits is a romance of scarcely six weeks' duration and an experience that marks them for a lifetime. For what the two discover on the Riviera and during a sultry evening in Rome is the one thing both already fear they may never truly find again: total intimacy.
The psychological maneuvers that accompany attraction have seldom been more shrewdly captured than in André Aciman's frank, unsentimental, heartrending elegy to human passion. Call Me by Your Name is clear-eyed, bare-knuckled, and ultimately unforgettable.

Title : Call Me by Your Name
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ISBN : 0374299218
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 248 pages


julio rated it ★★★★☆

August 17, 2015

little intimacies. of the many, many aspects of this book that resonated with us, one in particular was the basis of an interesting exchange between me and author santino hassell. that exchange is excerpted below. SH: what do you think so far JAG: i like it. it's very good at being what i think of a...

Nick rated it ★★★★★

October 05, 2017

Updating again to say that I just finished listening to the audio version narrated by Armie Hammer. There are not enough superlatives in my very limited vocabulary for this thing. It's full of eroticism and regret in equal measure. Armie Hammer never missteps and I had myself an eargasm. I've put...

Katie rated it ★★★★☆

January 16, 2008

I wanted to make fun of this maddening book, but really, I must just want to make fun of myself for loving it. The bare bones of the story could have been assembled using some kind of Gay Coming of Age Novel Trope Generator. Teenager. Grad student. Italian beach. Fruit. Poetry. Jealousy. Sex. Los...

lottie rated it ★★★★★

September 10, 2017

[Sufjan Stevens playing softly in the distance]

Elyse rated it ★★★★★

October 27, 2017

Gorgeous prose elicits vivid emotions ..... This is a beautiful coming of age novel.... absolutely stunning! So passionate - so all consuming! Elio is 17 years old. Every summer his father selects and hosts a doctoral student to stay with them for the summer. Oliver is the summer student - writing h...

Santino rated it ★★★★☆

November 10, 2014

This is a beautifully written story of passion, obsession, and possibly love. It's told primarily in the voice of a highly intelligent 17 year old boy living in the Italian Riviera with his family. They are wealthy, have a beautiful villa, and allow tourists to visit, and writers to stay there for...

Judith rated it ★★★★★

November 12, 2017

5+Stars. One of my top reads this year,without any doubt. I read this weeks ago and still can't find the words to express how much I loved it. All I can say is, -it's beautiful, -it made me happy, -it made me sad, -it just made me Feel,so many emotions. -the writing is just stunning. Read Nick's review,be...

Nancy rated it ★★★☆☆

April 30, 2016

I found this novel painfully slow going at times. There was too much introspection, too little dialogue. The young grad student and the 17-year-old narrator annoyed me with their wishy-washy feelings and emotions. I craved more intensity and passion. Despite its flaws, I was gradually swept away...

MishyJo rated it ★★★★☆

January 01, 2015

Second reading 1-1-15. Just as beautiful the second time. Crying on a crowded plane is normal, right? ******* Original review: This is not one of those books where I cried all the way through. I didn’t cry at all in fact. Until I realized it was over. And the fact that it ended where it did, how it...

Kirstine rated it ★★★★★

May 31, 2016

"He was my secret conduit to myself - like a catalyst that allows us to become who we are, the foreign body, the pacer, the graft, the patch that sends all the right impulses, the steel pin that keeps the soldier's bone together, the other man's heart that makes us more us than we were before the...

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