The End of Eddy-9780099598466

The End of Eddy

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by Louis, Edouard, Lucey, Michael | France
Published 29/01/2018 by Vintage Publishing (Vintage)
Paperback | 208 pages

'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 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