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Lie With Me

by Philippe Besson

Hardcover, 148 pages, Scribner, List Price: $25 |


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A man passing through the French village of his youth revisits the passionate and secret love affair he had with another boy when they were teens after seeing someone who strongly resembles his long lost lover.

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Chapter One