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


Reviews


Emily May rated it ★★★★☆

January 16, 2018

“He came. He left. Nothing else had changed. I had not changed. The world hadn't changed. Yet nothing would be the same. All that remains is dreammaking and strange remembrance.” I should probably issue a warning that this is a book I usually wouldn't like. I think. A summer romance up to its ne...


Nick rated it ★★★★★

January 19, 2018

One last update to say I saw the movie! I have been verbally spanked on GR before for reviewing movies so I won't go on and on, but I will say that it's a truly beautiful film. It's perfectly done and captures the book in a way I didn't think possible. All the actors were wonderful, but Armie Ham...


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...


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...


Clau rated it ★★★★★

January 05, 2018

4.5 stars Fue un libro encantador. Y cada que lo proceso más, me gusta MÁS. Creo que la primer lectura del año estará en mis mejores lecturas del año. Y TODAVÍA NO VEO LA PELÍCULA PORQUE LA QUIERO VER EN EL CINE. HASTA CUÁNDO, MÉXICO, HASTA CUÁNDO.


lottie rated it ★★★★★

September 10, 2017

[Sufjan Stevens playing softly in the distance]


Kai rated it ★★★☆☆

October 17, 2017

“If I could have him like this in my dreams every night of my life, I'd stake my entire life on dreams and be done with the rest.” This book has been on my to-read list for a few years, but now that the film is set to be released, I believed it was time to get going and pick it up once and for al...


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...


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...





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