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The secret history

Author: Donna Tartt
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2004. ©1992
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Richard Papen arrived at Hampden College in New England and was quickly seduced by an elite group of five students, all Greek scholars, all worldly, self-assured, and, at first glance, all highly unapproachable. As Richard is drawn into their inner circle, he learns a terrifying secret that binds them to one another ... a secret about an incident in the woods in the dead of night where an ancient rite was brought to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: College stories
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Tartt
ISBN: 9781400031702 1400031702 0679410325 9780679410324
OCLC Number: 1000347345
Notes: Originally published by Knopf in 1992.
Description: 559 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Donna Tartt.

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Richard Papen arrived at Hampden College in New England and was quickly seduced by an elite group of five students, all Greek scholars, all worldly, self-assured, and, at first glance, all highly unapproachable. As Richard is drawn into their inner circle, he learns a terrifying secret that binds them to one another ... a secret about an incident in the woods in the dead of night where an ancient rite was brought to brutal life ... and led to a gruesome death. And that was just the beginning.

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