A haunting, compelling and brilliant piece of fiction ( The Times)
So irresistible and seductive it's almost a guilty pleasure ( Guardian)
Donna Tartt is an amazingly good writer. She's dense, she's allusive. She's a gorgeous storyteller (Stephen King)
Takes my breath away (Ruth Rendell)
Brilliant and compulsive ( Evening Standard)
A huge, mesmerizing, galloping read ( Vanity Fair)
A page-turner in the true sense ( Independent)
Brilliant ( Sunday Times)
Truly deserving of the accolade Modern Classic, Donna Tartt's cult bestseller The Secret History is a remarkable achievement - both compelling and elegant, dramatic and playful.
'A haunting, compelling and brilliant piece of fiction' The Times
'So irresistible and seductive it's almost a guilty pleasure' Guardian
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.
'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's The Rules of Attraction . . . forceful, cerebral and impeccably controlled . . . ferociously well-paced . . . remarkably powerful' The New York Times
'Donna Tartt is an amazingly good writer. She's dense, she's allusive. She's a gorgeous storyteller' Stephen King
Donna Tartt was born in Greenwood, Mississippi, and is a graduate of Bennington College. She is the author of the novels The Secret History and The Little Friend, which have been translated into thirty languages, and The Goldfinch.
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Descripción Ballantine Books, 1993. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 1. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0804111359
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Descripción Ballantine Books, 1993. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "Powerful.Enthrallling.A ferociously well-paced entertainment." THE NEW YORK TIMES 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. "A smart, craftsman-like, viscerally compelling novel." TIME Selected by the Book-of-the-Month Club A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0804111359
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