I have seen the movie Call Me By your Name by Luca Guadagnino when it came out and I have wanted to read the book ever since. The movie left me so heartbroken that I was a little scared to read the book. A few days ago I finally decided to read it and it was the best decision I ever made. Without further ado, let’s dive into this review! (It rhymes).
Title: Call Me By Your Name
Author: André Aciman
Synopsis: (Goodreads):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.Continue reading “Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman – Book review”