The Secret History

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2009 - College students
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User Review  - sprainedbrain - www.librarything.com

This book was every bit as excellent as promised. I've actually put off reading it because I was underwhelmed by The Goldfinch and was in no hurry to try another Tartt book. Happily, I loved ... Read full review

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I did not enjoy this. The writing is fine, and it moves quickly in the second half. But the story, including both the plot and the character development was incredibly predictable and artificial ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Donna Tartt is a novelist, essayist and critic. Her first novel, The Secret History, was a bestseller and has been published in twenty-three languages. A paperback version of her latest novel, The Little Friend, was published in 2005. The Little Friend won the WH Smith Literary Award and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction.

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