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Arrête avec tes mensonges

The award winning bestselling French novel by Philippe Besson about an affair between two teenage boys in 1984 France translated with subtle beauty and haunting lyricism by the iconic and internationally acclaimed actresswriter Molly Ringwald We drive at high speed along back roads through woods vineyards and oat fields The bike smells like gasoline and makes a lot of noise and sometimes I’m. This passion that can t be talked about that has to be concealed gives way to the terrible uestion if it isn t talked about how can one know that it really exists One day when it s over when it finally comes to an end no one will be able to attest to what took place Is this a memoir or just fiction Surely it s a memoir and if it is it makes this even of a compelling readI was a mess after I finished thisIt was always going to be obvious the outcome for Thomas and Philippe wouldn t be the one the reader wanted and that wasn t really the reason I was a messIt was about the world we live in where as recently as the 1980 s people still have to hide their sexuality and as a result never get to live their lives the way they want toStarting in 1984 and finishing in 2017 this one touched me deeplyTwo young boys who became lovers for a summer but were never destined to be much I did struggleinitially with the lack of dialogue but the I read the I didn t mind although as a result the book had a very melancholy feel to itThe joy and anguish of that first love told in the most beautiful words hereThe majority of the book centres around Thomas and Philippe s youthHow they got together and their subseuent relationshipMy heart ached for these boysTheir story was so touching and yet so sadHow many people meet and fall in love and never really stand a chance The later part is when Philippe meets Thomas s son by chance one day and finally finds out a little of Thomas s life after the summer of 1984I say a little of Thomas s life because although his story is told there s so much you don t know in a wayIt s not romance but it definitely was a love story Review copy provided by the publisher via NetGalley

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Thomas during their last year of high school Without ever acknowledging they know each other in the halls they steal time to meet in secret carrying on a passionate world altering affairDazzlingly rendered in English by Ringwald in her first ever translation Besson’s powerfully moving coming of age story captures the eroticism and tenderness of first love and the heartbreaking passage of tim. First love is always such a pivotal moment in anyone s life It bewitches you It nourishes you It transforms you in such a way that you can never be what you were before It s the loss of innocence but the gaining of so much It is the most timeless of love stories and this book perfectly encapsulates all the emotions that a young lover experiences When the adult Philippe sees a young man who bears a striking resemblance to his first love we are transported back to 1984 and the relationship that defined his life This short book is searingly beautiful It s filled with the most beautifully lyrical prose that just reaches into your soul and holds you tightly in its grasp And yes it s that Molly Ringwald that translated this The story explores issues of homophobia social class divide shame and the crippling fear that someone can live with when they are innocent victims of such The pain that emanates from this book is almost exuisite in how I keenly felt it as a reader A powerfully intense literary novel that demands to be felt in your soul s core and one that I highly recommend Five stars An e copy of this book was kindly provided to me by the publisher Penguin UK via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review For reviews and book related chat check out my blog

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Frightened when the wheels slip on the gravel on the dirt road but the only thing that matters is that I’m holding on to him that I’m holding on to him outside Just outside a hotel in Bordeaux Philippe chances upon a young man who bears a striking resemblance to his first love What follows is a look back at the relationship he’s never forgotten a hidden affair with a gorgeous boy named. 5 stars Audiobook4 stars for the story This is the story of Philippe and Thomas two boys who fall in love while attending high school in France in the 80s In a way it is a memoir the author denies it But i know it is The writing is lyrical and amazing The author made me feel the way he was feeling Thomas Thomas Thomas Gaaaaah It is worth reading


About the Author: Philippe Besson

In 1999 Besson who was a jurist at that time was inspired to write his first novel In the Absence of Men while reading some accounts of ex servicemen of the First World War The novel won the Emmanuel Roblès prize L'Arrière saison published in 2002 won the Grand Prix RTL Lire 2003 Un garçon d'Italie was nominated for the Goncourt and the Médicis prizes Seeing that his works aroused so mu



10 thoughts on “Arrête avec tes mensonges

  1. says:

    This feeling of love it transports me it makes me happy But it also consumes me and makes me miserable the way all impossible loves are miserablePhilippe is a famous writer being interviewed at a hotel in Bordeaux when he sees a handsome man walk by The man jars Philippe's memory reminding him of his first love when he was in his last year of high school in 1984Philippe is the studious one shy yet fiercely intelligent He has already been

  2. says:

    An unforgettable exuisite and powerful award winning French novel by Philippe Besson translated by the famous actress Molly Ringwald that reads and feels like the most intimate of memoirs For such a short novel it is achingly beautiful lyrical and intensely heartbreaking a portrayal of the emotional heady feelings of first love A fragile forbidden repressed covert gay relationship set in the 1980s in a rural small town

  3. says:

    This passion that can’t be talked about that has to be concealed gives way to the terrible uestion if it isn’t talked about how can one k

  4. says:

    Lie With Me is a tender beautiful novel written by French author Philippe Besson and translated by Molly Ringwal

  5. says:

    5 stars Audiobook4 stars for the story This is the story of Philippe and Thomas two boys who fall in love while attending high school in France in the 80s In a way it is a memoir the author denies it 😂😊 But i know it is The writing is lyrical and amazing The author made me feel the way he was feeling Thomas Thomas Thomas Gaaaaah It is w

  6. says:

    We drive at high speed along back roads through woods vineyards and oat fields The bike smells like gasoline and makes a lot of noise and sometimes I’m frightened when the wheels slip on the gravel on the dirt road but the only thing that

  7. says:

    First love is always such a pivotal moment in anyone's life It bewitches you It nourishes you It transforms you in such a way that y

  8. says:

    I read this novel for Lambda Literary where

  9. says:

    I feel this desire swarming in my belly and running up my spine But I have to constantly contain and compress it so that it doesn't betray me in front of the others Because I've already understood that desire is visiblePhilippe Besson is an extraordinary writer with a soul stirring lyrical prose that left me breathless at times In Lie With Me Besson takes the reader into the vulnerable mind of a 17 year old gay boy Phi

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