The Secret History
by Donna Tartt
(*)(*)(*)(*)( )(2,319)
A misfit at an exclusive New England college, Richard finds kindred spirits in the five eccentric students of his ancient Greek class. But his new friends have a horrific secret. When blackmail and violence threaten to blow their privileged lives apart, they drag Richard into the nightmare that engu... More

Ficie (also on Goodreads)'s Review

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What an incredible atmosphere! This book made me want to travel to Vermont in autumn.
Pity about the ending - I thoroughly enjoyed the development of both the characters and the events, but I felt quite let down by the way it all, quite abruptly, finished.
And how out of character of Henry, really. I thought there might be a p.s. of some sort, but alas; hadn't it been for the too-rushed and out of place ending, it could have been a jewel of a book.