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SUMMARY ´ TRAMZ.CO ✓ Philippe Besson READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ Arrête avec tes mensonges 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. 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 matters is that I m holding on to him that I m holding on to him outside Philippe Besson Lie With MeIn memory of Thomas Andrieu 1966 2016Philippe Besson s Lie With Me is a beautifully delicate story that traces Besson s first love The initial part of the story takes place at Barbezieux High School a small town north of Bordeaux Thomas Andrieu and Philippe Besson maintain a sensual passionate but totally secretive relationship Thirty years later long after the relationship has ended Philippe crosses paths with the son of Thomas With Lie With Me Besson lays bare his life as never before according to him describing the story of an overwhelming and impossible love that will leave an indelible trace on his life It is the most honest Besson has ever been in his writing Besson has come up with something inventive and incredible than any of his fictional writings He has never dared to create something so honest in the past This is Besson s most Proustian work to date a writer he has been heavily influenced by And yet Lie With Me begins in 2007 when the Besson sees a man he thinks is but can t be Thomas Andrieu a classmate and his first love in 1984 This meeting prompts Philippe to think back on his doomed relationship with ThomasThe two young men were uite different from one another Philippe was bookish a teacher s son who was slightly alienated from his classmates in rural Barbezieux for being so smart and slightly effeminate Thomas is the shaggy haired dark eyed son of a farmer whose path has been laid out for him from the day he was born Besson describes Thomas to C Thomas HowellThe teens are secretly infatuated with each other though Philippe thinks it s a one sided desire He s shocked when Thomas invites him to lunch They meet far from town so their meeting won t be discovered Soon these two sneak off together and engage in sex for the first timeBesson s openness in describing their affair sucks his readers into this world so intimate are the descriptions that the feels he is in the room with the two of them during their encounters The sex is often rough clumsy and very tender uick rough and tender sex During those encounters Thomas has made a lasting impression on Philippe one that still haunts him all these years laterThe last third of Lie With Me returns to 2007 when Philippe engages the man who reminds him of Thomas It is Thomas son Lucas and so begins an exchange that divulges the impact of the teenagers love decades later To tell you than this would spoil the storyMy two complaints concerning Lie With Me have to do with the translator Much has been made of Molly Ringwald translating this book She does a fine job However many reviewers and journalists act as though this book would not exist without Ringwald s being part of this project She did not write Lie With Me but you d never know that from the press surrounding the book They use Ringwald as the selling point for the book My other complaint has to do with the title In French the title is Stop With Your Lies Changing the title to Lie With Me eroticizes it and gives a double meaning But I must admit punning English title is much inviting So is Lie With Me an autobiography of sorts a memoir or is it even true at all Besson himself writes that he invented stories all the time with so much authenticity that people usually ended up believing me sometimes even I was no longer able to disentangle the true from the false Could I have made this story up from scratch Could I have turned an erotic obsession into a passion Yes it s possible But this is Bensson s story so may tell it however he likes In the end Lie With Me is a beautifully written book about loss first love and the pain and shame of hiding ones true self

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SUMMARY ´ TRAMZ.CO ✓ Philippe Besson READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ Arrête avec tes mensonges 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. 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 Philippe as he embarks on a clandestine affair with a classmate Thomas eventually falling in in love with the boy he knows he can t keepPhilippe s delicate and pure nature are the heart of this book and the author conveys his pain and confusion exuisitely Though it is never addressed I suspect that this book is at least partially autobiographical which only lended to the emotion it invoked in me My only critiue would be that I felt at times that the author veered too far off course leaving me wanting of Philippe s thoughts and his experiences as a gay boy trying to navigate his way through France in 1984 NOTE This is a short story only 90 pages on my Kindle I received an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review

SUMMARY ´ TRAMZ.CO ✓ Philippe Besson

SUMMARY ´ TRAMZ.CO ✓ Philippe Besson READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ 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 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 marked by his peers as different he bears their shouted and whispered insults and wants nothing than to blend in Thomas is uiet rarely speaks yet is often spoken to and is popular among his peers He is handsome so he catches the attention of many of the female studentsThe two have never spoken yet Philippe is inexplicably drawn to Thomas He watches him observes him but doesn t think Thomas notices him or even knows who he is and Philippe is unsure of how he feels about that fact Does he want Thomas to know what their peers think of him the names they ve called himOne day Thomas approaches Philippe He fears that Thomas might have seen him staring might want to beat him up But instead Thomas asks if he might want to go to lunch in town instead of eat in the school lunchroom He agrees but doesn t understand what Thomas wants from him During lunch Thomas tells him he is struggling with his sexuality and he can no longer fight these feelings in silenceWhen Philippe asks why Thomas has chosen him he replies Because you are not like all the others because I don t see anyone but you and you don t even realize itThe two uickly fall into a secret relationship mostly sexual although there certainly are overtones of romance Outside of their encounters they pretend not to know each other and make no move to declare their feelings for one another Inherently Thomas knows that when high school is done Philippe will leave their small French town to make his way in the world leaving Thomas behind And despite the intensity of their unspoken feelings both know that this is their trajectoryCan we ever forget the raw emotions the intensity the longing of our first true love How does that relationship affect the rest of our lives In Lie with Me Philippe Besson poignantly captures those feelings the way every fiber of your being is affected the way you want nothing than that person and cannot bear the thought of being apart And how you mourn the end of that relationship how it feels like no pain you ve ever experienced so much than your heart can bearBesson and Molly Ringwald who translated the novel from the French paint a beautiful emotional picture of a man who has made something of his life as was always expected but when he is reminded of his first love reminisces about that glorious yet painful time and how indelibly their lives have changed in the years since Lie with Me has been called the French Brokeback Mountain and while there are no cowboys and this book didn t uite make me sob the way that movie did there is a tremendous amount of poignancy emotion and beauty to be had in this story Ringwald s translation felt flawless to me uite often when I read translated novels I find some awkwardness in the syntax or the way some expressions are relayedThat singular moment The pure urgency of it There were circumstances a series of coincidences and simultaneous desire There was something in the atmosphere something in the time and place that brought us togetherWhat a gorgeous moving book this was NetGalley and Scribner provided me an advance copy of the book in exchange for an unbiased review Thanks for making this available To be published April 30 2019 See all of my reviews at itseithersadnessoreuphoriablogspotcomCheck out my list of the best books I read in 2018 at You can follow me on Instagram at


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    PDF/EBOOK (Arrête avec tes mensonges) SUMMARY ´ TRAMZ.CO ✓ Philippe Besson Philippe Besson ✓ 1 READ & DOWNLOAD 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 in France

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    PDF/EBOOK (Arrête avec tes mensonges) 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 wi

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    PDF/EBOOK (Arrête avec tes mensonges) READ Arrête avec tes mensonges 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

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    PDF/EBOOK (Arrête avec tes mensonges) I read this novel for Lambda Literary where my full review can be foundA thoughtful examination of the ways social class shapes the experience and memory of love Lie With Me explores the emotional toll of homophobia upon gay male interiority From the vantage point of the present Parisian novelist Philippe a fictionalized version of Besson recounts the rise and fall of an affair he began at seventeen with a stoic classmate as well as the lo

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    PDF/EBOOK (Arrête avec tes mensonges) Philippe Besson ✓ 1 READ & DOWNLOAD 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 Philippe as he embarks o

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    PDF/EBOOK (Arrête avec tes mensonges) Philippe Besson ✓ 1 READ & DOWNLOAD I recently saw Ellen Page on The Late Show give an impassioned plea to end the hate against the ueer community I was moved by her words and while reading this novella I kept thinking about them How long has hatred left its indelible mark and perhaps changed the course of so many lives senselessly? Philippe Besson and Thomas Andrieu can be

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  • Hardcover
  • 149
  • Arrête avec tes mensonges
  • Philippe Besson
  • English
  • 27 May 2018
  • 9781501197871