Call Me by Your Name Setting

André Aciman
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Elio’s Family Villa

The majority of the narrative takes place at the villa owned by Elio’s parents where the family spends their summers. The nature of the villa provides Oliver and Elio with plenty of private time alone together to conduct their relationship.

B.

B. is the name used to refer to the town nearest to Elio’s family villa. In town, Elio and Oliver must be more discreet about their relationship because they may be observed by others. Elio feels jealous of the time Oliver spends in the town without him and invents explanations of what Oliver is doing with his time when Elio is not there.

Bookstore

The bookstore in B. is a location where Elio experiments with expressing his feelings to others, by buying books and writing an inscription inside for both Marzia and Oliver. The bookstore is also the setting where Elio first...

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