End of Eddy, The

Edouard Louis, Michael Lucey

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Vintage Publishing

Published: 1st Feb '18

£8.99

The author grew up in Hallencourt, a village in northern France where many live below the poverty line. This novel is about life there. It is an extraordinary portrait of escaping from an unbearable childhood. Written with an openness and compassionate intelligence, ultimately, it asks, how can we create our own freedom?

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‘A brilliant novel… courageous, necessary and deeply touching’ GuardianEdouard Louis grew up in a village in northern France where many live below the poverty line. His bestselling debut novel about life there, The End of Eddy, has sparked debate on social inequality, sexuality and violence.It is an extraordinary portrait of escaping from an unbearable childhood, inspired by the author’s own. Written with an openness and compassionate intelligence, ultimately, it asks, how can we create our own freedom?’A mesmerising story about difference and adolescence’ New York Times’Edouard Louis…is that relatively rare thing – a novelist with something to say and a willingness to say it, without holding back’ The Times’Louis’ book has become the subject of political discussion in a way that novels rarely do’ Garth Greenwell, New Yorker

Additional information

Weight 0.149 kg
Dimensions 13 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 208