The Secret History

By Donna Tartt

When Richard Papen escapes his dreary childhood and finds himself enrolled at an elite New England college, he befriends a group of misfits almost as clever and complicated as himself. As their small circle intensifies and the standard rules of morality begin to drift, a mesmerising thriller unravels.
~ Her Majesty Queen Camilla

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Publish Date: 1992

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.


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