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The secret history

Author: Donna Tartt
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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 forever, and they discover how hard it can be to truly live and how easy it is to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
College stories
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tartt, Donna.
Secret history.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1992
(OCoLC)622944456
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Tartt
ISBN: 0679410325 9780679410324 0804111359 9780804111355
OCLC Number: 26515217
Description: 523 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Donna Tartt.
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An impressive debut novel from a new voice in fiction, The Secret History tells of a small circle of friends at an esteemed college in New England, whose studies in Classical Greek lead them to odd  Read more...

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Brilliant psychological thriller

by djm (WorldCat user published 2013-04-18) Excellent Permalink

The author's attention to detail in setting scenes and developing characters is superlative; every time I read this I discover something new in the story.

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