|aIn this spellbinding exploration of the varieties of love, the author of the bestseller "Call Me by Your Name" revisits its complex and beguiling characters decades after their first meeting. No novel in recent memory has spoken more movingly to contemporary readers about the nature of love.
|aElio has become a gifted classical pianist in Rome. His father, Samuel, is on a trip from Florence to visit Elio when a chance encounter on the train with a beautiful young woman upends changes his life forever. Elio moves to Paris, where he, too, has a consequential affair. Meanwhile Oliver, now a New England college professor with a family, suddenly finds himself contemplating a return trip across the Atlantic. -- adapted from jacket