The Secret History: 30th Anniversary Edition (Hardback)Donna Tartt (author)
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This gorgeous 30th anniversary edition of Tartt’s classic – an impeccably crafted reverse-murder mystery steeped in evocative suspense and allusions to the ancient classics – is an essential addition to any The Secret History fan’s bookshelf.
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.
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.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 640
Weight: 838 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 42 mm
'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
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