The End of Eddy: A Novel

The End of Eddy: A Novel Author Édouard Louis
ISBN-10 0374266654
ISBN-13 9780374266653
Year 2017-05-02
Pages 208
Language English
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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An autobiographical novel about growing up gay in a working class town in Picardy Every morning in the bathroom I would repeat the same phrase to myself over and over again Today Im really gonna be a tough guy Growing up in a poor village in northern France all Eddy Bellegueule wanted was to be a man in the eyes of his family and neighbors But from childhood he was differentgirlish intellectually precocious and attracted to other men Already translated into twenty languages The End of Eddy captures the violence and desperation of life in a French factory town It is also a sensitive universal portrait of boyhood and sexual awakening Like Karl Ove Knausgaard or Edmund White douard Louis writes from his own undisguised experience but he writes with an openness and a compassionate intelligence that are all his own The resulta critical and popular triumphhas made him the most celebrated French writer of his generation

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