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It is an instant classic and one of the great love stories of our time. I want relative equals who respect and care for each other, not some kind of power-fantasy. Ten years after it was published, it is topical in the aftermath of Harvey Weinstein and MeToo. It could not have happened the same way in the US or UK.

I plan to recommend it to many. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Bestsellers in Contemporary Fiction. And I think a seventeen-year-old should know better, especially one who has been sexually bu for two years already. I finished reading the book late last night. What novelist could really survive a direct comparison to Proust?

The openness with which Aciman wrote the gay sex scenes surprised me positively. A summer romance up to its neck in purple prose and wandering introspection sounds like a nightmare. An exceptionally beautiful book. Then again I understood his aching and longing hy a guy that seemed so very much out of reach.

To be blunt, I expected more. Two men fall in love in Italy.

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Review Text A beautiful and wise book My Star of David, his Star nane David, our two necks like one, two cut Jewish men joined together from time immemorial. This book would not have been palatable to my grandmother for that reason, and is not for everyone. Just like The Bridges of Madison County is not a romance novel.

Aviman is a law somewhere that says that when one person is thoroughly smitten with the other, the other must unavoidably be smitten as well. View all 9 comments. He took the seed out and everything. But the games are the same, the angst the same, the intensity the same and, most importantly, the devotion the same. The romantic in me wants to wallow in the heartbreak and vilify Aciman for countermanding the rules of romancelandia, but to simplify this novel in such a way, to make it solely about loss is namd disservice to the narrative.

The writing was beautiful at times and overwhelming at others. I craved more intensity and passion. Oliver is a good candidate for his first time. Or was he doing it to get a rise? He’s obsessed in the way a teen crush can only be. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Read Nick’s review ,because he’s said it perfectly.

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This isn’t a gay-for-you type of deal. I began to appreciate the colossal fall Elio was knowingly inflicting upon himself for gy and preserving the truth of his heart. The mist in his eyes and heart was in mine too. Sometimes it is the exceptions to my rules that I find myself remembering the most.

Now, it’s written x more beautifully than I could ever write it, but it is pure teenage angst crush. He’s never had sex with a man, but has been interested in having sex with a man since he was But does later really exist?

So much has happened later. Even though everything changes.

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View all 61 cll. Elio is in his teens and starting to explore his sexuality. Sexuality is a spectrum; some move along it, while others stick at one point on it.

It would bother you if the year-old was female. The young grad student and the year-old narrator annoyed me with their wishy-washy feelings and emotions. On Writing Stephen King.

Let’s discuss this book. Maybe Oliver is a fuckboy as well? Six unforgettable weeks and an intimacy forged that some have no hope of ever attaining. First, this book has a simple premise. Proust is for later. Other than that brief foray, Elio’s feelings were well drawn. Call Me by Your Namefor me, stands apart from other romances because it doesn’t follow the usual formula of two people meet, cliche flirtations and angst ensue, and then finally they end up together.

It didn’t bother me one bit. The two young men have things in common — reading, biking, sun-bathing, swimming.