Call Me by Your Name: A Novel by André Aciman

By André Aciman

Call Me via Your identify is the tale of a surprising and robust romance that blossoms among a teen boy and a summer season visitor at his parents' cliffside mansion at the Italian Riviera.  in the course of the stressed summer time weeks, unrelenting yet buried currents of obsession, fascination, and wish accentuate their ardour as they try out the charged floor among them and verge towards the only factor either already worry they might by no means really locate back: overall intimacy. André Aciman's severely acclaimed debut novel is a frank, unsentimental, heartrending elegy to human passion. 

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Yeah. Yeah. Maybe I’ll—” I glanced at the clock. The bell for second period would ring in ten minutes. ” “Okay, dear. ” I pushed my way through them and out of the office, breaking into a run until I hit the front door of the school. Outside, the air was cold and bracing. In the sharp, clear morning, it was easier to see that it had simply been a dream. A vivid, nightmarish dream but a dream nonetheless. That’s all it was, I thought and hurried inside as the bell clanged. 38 Winter Falls On the way to second period, I met Jenny in the hall.

The noise level dropped a decibel. “The grant I applied for from the Board of Ed has come through. ” squealed Jenny, and she wasn’t the only one. I twisted in my seat to meet Jenny’s smiling face and clapped. Carly bounded out of her chair and joined us. ” Jenny crowed, and we all laughed. The whole class was in an uproar, shouting and whistling. I glanced over my shoulder at Jonah, who doodled absently in his notebook with a bemused grin. “Okay, quiet, everyone,” Madame Dubois called out, but it took a few minutes for everyone to return to their seats.

Other than the rapid pounding of my heart, I seemed to be okay. “No, I’m fine. ” I tried to smile. ” The secretaries clustered around me. Their motherly concern was smothering. “Yeah. Yeah. Maybe I’ll—” I glanced at the clock. The bell for second period would ring in ten minutes. ” “Okay, dear. ” I pushed my way through them and out of the office, breaking into a run until I hit the front door of the school. Outside, the air was cold and bracing. In the sharp, clear morning, it was easier to see that it had simply been a dream.

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