The Secret History

Written By Donna Tartt
The Secret History
  • Publsiher : Penguin Books, Limited (UK)
  • Release : 15 June 1993
  • ISBN : 9780140167771
  • Pages : 659 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 241 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Secret History written by Donna Tartt which was release on 15 June 1993, this book published by Penguin Books, Limited (UK). Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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.

The Secret History

The Secret History
  • Author : Donna Tartt
  • Publisher : Penguin Books, Limited (UK)
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Total pages : 659
  • ISBN : 9780140167771
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Summary : 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 ...

The Secret History of Star Wars

The Secret History of Star Wars
  • Author : Michael Kaminski
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 611
  • ISBN : 9780140167771
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Summary : 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....

My Secret History

My Secret History
  • Author : Paul Theroux
  • Publisher : G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 511
  • ISBN : 9780140167771
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Summary : The secret life of an American writer, Andre Parent, describing his dreams, his privacies, and everything he keeps hidden....

The Secret History of the World

The Secret History of the World
  • Author : Jonathan Black
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 603
  • ISBN : 9780140167771
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Summary : Jonathan Black examines the end of the world and the coming of the Antichrist - or is he already here? How will he make himself known and what will become of the world when he does? - and the end of Time. Having studied theology and learnt from initiates of ...

Red Blooded Risk

Red Blooded Risk
  • Author : Aaron Brown
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-10-11
  • Total pages : 415
  • ISBN : 9780140167771
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Summary : From 1987 to 1992, a small group of Wall Street quants invented an entirely new way of managing risk to maximize success: risk management for risk-takers. This text examines this approach and offers valuable advice for the calculated risk-takers who need precise quantitative guidance that will help separate them from the rest ...

Dossier

Dossier
  • Author : Edward Jay Epstein,Armand Hammer
  • Publisher : Random House Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 418
  • ISBN : 9780140167771
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Summary : A portrait of the legendary entrepreneur and philanthropist, the first since his death, draws on recently released Soviet and American sources to provide a close-up look at Hammer's dealings with the Soviet Union, his role in the BCCI scandal, and his secret personal life. 75,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo....

Intercept

Intercept
  • Author : Gordon Corera
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-06-09
  • Total pages : 431
  • ISBN : 9780140167771
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Summary : Download or read online Intercept written by Gordon Corera, published by which was released on 2016-06-09. Get Intercept Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Paris

Paris
  • Author : Andrew Hussey
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 485
  • ISBN : 9780140167771
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Summary : Covering 2000 years of Paris's history, Andrew Hussey presents a vivid portrait of an endlessly fascinating city....

The Secret History of Wonder Woman

The Secret History of Wonder Woman
  • Author : Jill Lepore
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 436
  • ISBN : 9780140167771
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Summary : A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of Wonder Woman, one of the world's most iconic superheroes, hides within it a fascinating family story--and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism Harvard historian and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has uncovered an astonishing trove of documents, including ...

The Secret History of Moscow

The Secret History of Moscow
  • Author : Ekaterina Sedia
  • Publisher : Prime Books
  • Release Date : 2010-08-15
  • Total pages : 311
  • ISBN : 9780140167771
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Summary : Every city contains secret places. Moscow in the tumultuous 1990s is no different, its citizens seeking safety in a world below the streets - a dark, cavernous world of magic, weeping trees, and albino jackdaws, where exiled pagan deities and faery-tale creatures whisper strange tales to those who would listen. ...

Classified

Classified
  • Author : Harry Cocks
  • Publisher : Century
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 9780140167771
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Summary : A wonderfully quirky social history of modern Britain, explored through the medium of the personal ad. It’s a sideways look at the history of relationships from WWI soldiers looking for lady friends, to lonely clerks and typists, through to internet junkies today....

Dark Territory

Dark Territory
  • Author : Fred Kaplan
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Total pages : 338
  • ISBN : 9780140167771
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Summary : Originally published in hardcover in 2016 by Simon & Schuster....

Gideon s Spies

Gideon s Spies
  • Author : Gordon Thomas
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2015-03-17
  • Total pages : 832
  • ISBN : 9780140167771
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Summary : In the secret world of spies and covert operations, no other intelligence service continues to be as surrounded by myth and mystery as the Mossad. Gordon Thomas reveals that all too often the truth exceeds all the fantasies about the Mossad. Revised and updated for 2015, this new edition includes: - ...

The Secret History of the Mongol Queens

The Secret History of the Mongol Queens
  • Author : Jack Weatherford
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 317
  • ISBN : 9780140167771
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Summary : Presents a history of the ruling women of the thirteenth-century Mongol Empire, describing their struggles to preserve a sovereignty that would dominate the world for 150 years....

A Secret History of Witches

A Secret History of Witches
  • Author : Louisa Morgan
  • Publisher : Redhook
  • Release Date : 2018-05-01
  • Total pages : 528
  • ISBN : 9780140167771
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Summary : A sweeping historical saga that traces five generations of fiercely powerful mothers and daughters - witches whose magical inheritance is both a dangerous threat and an extraordinary gift. Brittany, 1821. After Grand-mere Ursule gives her life to save her family, their magic seems to die with her. Even so, the Orchieres ...