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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 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 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 time


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 h


  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 l


  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 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


  4. says:

    Lie With Me is a tender beautiful novel written by French author Philippe Besson and translated by Molly Ringwald that follows the relationship that develops between two teenage boys in 1984 France “The image doesn’t fit my thick glasses my stretched out blue Nordic sweater the student head slaps the too good grades the feminine gest


  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 wort


  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 matters is that I’m holding on to him that I’m holding on to him outside Philippe Besson Lie With MeIn memo


  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 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 adu


  8. says:

    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


  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 t


  10. says:

    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 counted amongst that collateral damage Th


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