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  • Title: The Secret History & The Little Friend
  • Author: Donna Tartt
  • ISBN: 9781408802922
  • Page: 156
  • Format: Hardcover
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    The Secret History Tartt, Donna The Secret History is a wonderfully beguiling book, a journey backward to the fierce and heady friendships of our school days, when all of us believed in our power to conjure up divinity and to be forgiven any sin The Philadephia Inquirer Enthralling A remarkably powerful novel and a ferociously wll paced entertainment. The Secret History The Secret History by Donna Tartt 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. The Secret History by Donna Tartt, Paperback Barnes Noble Apr , Donna Tartt won the Pulitzer Prize for her most recent Novel The Goldfinch Her novelsl The Secret History and The Little Friend were also international bestsellers She was born in Greenwood, Mississippi, and is a graduate of Bennington College. Fiction Book Review The Secret History by Donna Tartt The Secret History Donna Tartt, Author Alfred A Knopf Inc . p ISBN More By and About This Author Tartt s much bruited first novel is a huge pages rambling story The Secret History Summary and Study Guide SuperSummary The Secret History, published in , is the first novel by Pulitzer Prize and Andrew Carnegie Medal winning author Donna Tartt, whose other notable books include The Little Friend and The Goldfinch The novel follows the lives of six dynamic classics students at Hampden College in

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    1. 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 raised 32 miles away in Grenada, Mississippi At age five, she wrote her first poem, and she first saw publication in a Mississippi literary review at age 13.Enrolling in the University of Mississippi in 1981, she pledged to the sorority Kappa Kappa Gamma Her writing caught the attention of Willie Morris while she was a freshman Following a recommendation from Morris, Barry Hannah, then an Ole Miss Writer in Residence, admitted Tartt into his graduate short story course where, stated Hannah, she ranked higher than the graduate students Following the suggestion of Morris and others, she transferred to Bennington College in 1982, where she was friends with fellow students Bret Easton Ellis, Jill Eisenstadt, and Jonathan Lethem At Bennington she studied classics with Claude Fredericks She divides her time between Virginia and New York City.

    538 thoughts on “The Secret History & The Little Friend”

    1. This was the second time I ve read this, and I enjoyed it even the 2nd time round It was fun to bring the characters back to life and go through all they went through all over again There are not many books that have as much work and detail put into them as Donna Tartt does with her books It almost reads as if it were a true story, and the book was written as a confession to clear its writer s conscience I recommend reading this with a Kindle if you want to learn a lot of new vocabulary, and al [...]

    2. Very captivating story My only complaint about Donna Tartt having now read two of her books is that she seems to struggle with closing it out I thought there were a couple of places toward the end where it could have ended with drama, but she prefers to drag out the ending with some in my view unnecessary narrative same issue in The Goldfinch But she has great style and tells a good and unusual story.

    3. I was a bit worried that the sheer size of this novel would hold me back As it turned out, it was a relatively quick read for me Especially the last two hundred pages when I was trying to figure out if the Greek students would get away with everything It was fascinating, in a terrifying way, to watch everyone fall apart under pressure.

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