The Secret History
By Donna Tartt
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Truly deserving of the accolade "Modern Classic", Donna Tartt's novel "The Secret History" is a remarkable achievement - both compelling and elegant, dramatic and playful. Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever Continue
Truly deserving of the accolade "Modern Classic", Donna Tartt's novel "The Secret History" is a remarkable achievement - both compelling and elegant, dramatic and playful. Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when they go beyond the boundaries of normal morality their lives are changed profoundly and for ever. "It takes my breath away". (Ruth Rendell). "Enthralling ...image the plot of Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment crossed with the story of Euripides' "Bacchae" set against the backdrop of Bret Easton Ellis' "The Rules of Attraction"...forceful, cerebral and impeccably controlled...ferociously well-paced...remarkably powerful". ("The New York Times"). Donna Tartt was born in Greenwood, Mississippi, and educated at the University of Mississippi and Bennington College. She is a novelist, essayist, and critic and author of "The Little Friend". "The Secret History" has been translated into twenty-four languages.
- English Books
- Paperback 640 Pages
- ISBN-10: 0140167773
- ISBN-13: 9780140167771
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publish date: 1993-07-01
- Dimensions: 174 mm x 832 mm x 1,276 mm Just how big is that?
- Also available as: Mass Market Paperback , Hardcover , Audio CD , Audio Cassette , Softcover , Others , eBook
- In other languages: other languages Libros en Español , Libri Italiani , Nederlandse Boeken