The Secret History: 25th Anniversary Edition

Author(s): Donna Tartt

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The Secret History succeeds magnificently ... A remarkably powerful novel [and] a ferociously well-paced entertainment ... Forceful, cerebral, and impeccably controlled * New York Times * So irresistible and seductive it's almost a guilty pleasure * Guardian * A huge, mesmerizing, galloping read * Vanity Fair * 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 haunting, compelling, and brilliant piece of fiction ... Packed with literary allusion and told with a sophistication and texture that owes much more to the nineteenth century than to the twentieth * The Times *

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.

General Fields

  • : 9780241982884
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Viking
  • : August 2017
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2017
  • : books

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  • : Donna Tartt
  • : Paperback
  • : 817
  • : English
  • : 813/.54
  • : 640