The End of EddyBook - 2017
"An autobiographical novel about growing up gay in a working-class town in Picardy"--
From Library Staff
Eddy grows up gay in Hallencourt, France, and it's very difficult. This autobiographical novel is slim, but Louis' artful analysis of power, violence, and domination is heady, embodied, and even empowering.
DBRL_Jeremiah Mar 30, 2018
Edouard Louis wrote this fine autobiographical novel (translated by Michael Lucey) in his twenties after he plucked himself from his hometown in rural Hallencourt, France. Growing up queer in this village, Louis shows us, is traumatizing, but the nexus of queerness and violence isn't the focus of... Read More »