Title Profile & Character Information

Call Me by Your Name

Annotation
This heartrending elegy to human passion is the story of a sudden and powerful romance that blossoms between an adolescent boy and a summer guest at his parents' house, a cliffside mansion on the Italian Riviera.

Awards
2008  Lambda Literary Awards
2007  Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year


Author Notes
  Andre Aciman teaches comparative literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
Characters
NameElio
GenderMale
OccupationStudent
TraitJewish

NameOliver
GenderMale
OccupationScholar
TraitJewish

GenreFiction
Coming of age
Love stroy
TopicsPassion
Adolescence
Summer
Obsession
Fear
Love
Sexual awakening
Sexual identity
Gay youth
Teenage boys
Self-discovery
Scholars
First loves
SettingItaly