The Secret History

She is the author of the novels The Secret History and The Little Friend, which have been translated into thirty languages, and The Goldfinch.

The Secret History

The Secret History

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' GuardianUnder 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 KingDonna 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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The Secret History
Language: en
Pages: 659
Authors: Donna Tartt
Categories: College students
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited (UK)

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' GuardianUnder the influence of their charismatic classics
The Secret History of Star Wars
Language: en
Pages: 611
Authors: Michael Kaminski
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:

In this thorough account of one of cinema's most lasting works, Kaminski presents the true history of how "Star Wars" was written. For this unauthorized account, he has pored through more than 400 sources.
The Secret History
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Prokopios
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-15 - Publisher: Hackett Publishing

By exposing the perversion, repression, corruption, and injustice at the heart of Justinian's regime, Prokopios' The Secret History destroyed forever that emperor's reputation as the great and benevolent ruler of a vast Byzantine state. Faithfully rendered here in blunt and idiomatic English, Prokopios' tell-all is as shocking today as it
My Secret History
Language: en
Pages: 511
Authors: Paul Theroux
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons

The secret life of an American writer, Andre Parent, describing his dreams, his privacies, and everything he keeps hidden.
The Secret History of the Court of Justinian
Language: en
Pages: 247
Authors: Procopius
Categories: Byzantine Empire
Type: BOOK - Published: 1876 - Publisher: Library of Alexandria

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