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  • Published: 5 September 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241987094
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $22.99

Lie With Me




A gorgeous coming-of-age love story about two teenage boys in 1980s France.

Just outside a hotel in Bordeaux, Philippe, a famous writer, chances upon a young man who bears a striking resemblance to his first love. What follows is a look back to Philippe's teenage years, to a winter morning in 1984, a small French high school, and a carefully timed encounter between two seventeen-year-olds. It's the start of a secret, intensely passionate, world-altering love affair between Philippe and his classmate, Thomas.

Dazzlingly rendered by Molly Ringwald, the acclaimed actor and writer, in her first-ever translation, Besson's exquisitely moving coming-of-age story captures the tenderness of first love - and the heart-breaking passage of time.

  • Pub date: 5 September 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241987094
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $22.99

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