[PDF / Epub] ★ The Secret History By Donna Tartt – Dolove.info

The Secret History 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 They Slip Gradually From Obsession To Corruption And Betrayal, And At Last Inexorably Into Evil


About the Author: Donna Tartt

Donna Tartt is an American writer who received critical acclaim for her first two novels, The Secret History and The Little Friend, which have been translated into thirty languages Tartt was the 2003 winner of the WH Smith Literary Award for The Little Friend Her novel The Goldfinch won the Pulitzer Prize in 2014 The daughter of Don and Taylor Tartt, she was born in Greenwood, Mississippi but r



10 thoughts on “The Secret History

  1. says:

    flings myself onto a chaise lounge and wails dramatically The fact that I m not a part of an elitist circle of young scholars quoting Classics over dirty Martinis and toasting to living forever, and who might also be compelled to commit murder because they got too consumed by their Greek homework is the real tragedy here After


  2. says:

    This novel, like so many other first novels, is full of everything that the author wants to show off about herself Like a freshman who annoys everyone with her overbearing sense of importance and unfathomable potential, Donna Tartt wrote this book as though the world couldn t wait to read about all of the bottled up personal beliefs,


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    Five Things About The Secret History This is going to be a difficult book for me to talk about I finished it days ago but I find myself a little verklempt, I ll admit It s been a long time since a book has stuck with me so completely as this one, and I say that having had a quite remarkable year for memorable reading So, the summary is


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    3.5 I ve been telling myself I need time to think about this book but here we are a month later and I still don t know what to do.This was described to me as a murder mystery with a bunch of pretentious college students and while it s pretty accurate it s so much than that.The writing was beautiful character driven and atmospheric book but I strugg


  5. says:

    The first paragraph of The Secret History roughly sums up the mood of the book In it, the narrator, Richard Papen, says that he thinks his fatal flaw is a morbid longing for the picturesque at all costs If you can relate to these words, chances are you ll love The Secret History If not, you ll probably wonder what the fuss is all about Personal


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    First of all, if you are one of those people who dismiss a book as inherently bad simply because you just couldn t relaaa yeeete to aunnny of the charaaactaaaars gum smack smack smack then do not read this book If you can relate to anyone in this novel, then I dismiss you as inherently bad In fact, I fucking hate you Yes, you, because my guess is that, as a m


  7. says:

    Beauty is terror Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it I have never read anything like this book in my entire life I laid in bed for over an hour last night upon finishing this book, just tossing and turning and thinking about everything I just consumed I still don t think I can put my feelings into words, but I can honestly say this book was a cathartic


  8. says:

    beauty is rarely soft or consolatory quite the contrary genuine beauty is always quite alarming and oh, how alarmingly beautiful this story is, as all the best greek tragedies tend to be full of sorrow and struggle, but often accompanied by pure loyalty and divine inspiration gosh i just i cant even right now on the surface, this book is great but donna tartt is an absolu


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    Apparently the New York Times described The Secret History as PowerfulEnthrallingA ferociously well paced entertainment and Time said A smart, craftsman like, viscerally compelling novel Very funny, guys, ha ha and all that They re such jolly jokesters They ll have you believing anything The Secret History is complete tripe no, that s harsh, let me put it another way it s COMPLETE TRIPE oh


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    A month or two before, I would have been appalled at the idea of any murder at all But that Sunday afternoon, as I actually stood watching one, it seemed the easiest thing in the world this book starts and it s like hello bitches, welcome to murder club Here is Bunny, he is dead, he got murdered strap the fuck in.This book is actually not funny at all It s about murder, lots of it In the


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