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The End of Eddy

by Edouard Louis and Michael Lucey

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Eddy Bellegueule, a young gay man in a violent French factory village, struggles with his orientation and intellectually precocious nature while enduring pressure to become a strong man in accordance with local beliefs.

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'The End Of Eddy' Tells Of Growing Up Poor And Gay In Working-Class France

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